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Walter Greason Ph.D.

Monmouth University
Associate Professor and Chair Educational Leadership

Walter Greason is among the most prominent historians, educators, and urbanists in the United States. He has spent the past 30 years speaking to audiences in dozens of states, on over 100 college and high school campuses, at dozens of professional and academic conferences, and to community groups across the country. His work is available every day on Twitter, @worldprofessor. He has also lectured internationally, in the United Kingdom, Canada, and New Zealand, and has trained corporate, government, entertainment, media, law enforcement, military, and medical industry professionals on strategies for dismantling racism in their institutions. Dr. Greason has provided anti-racism training to educators and administrators nationwide.

Dr. Greason is the author of six books, including his two latest, Industrial Segregation and Cities Imagined: The African Diaspora in Media and History (both Kendall-Hunt Publishers). Other books include Suburban Erasure: How Suburbanization Ended the Civil Rights Movement in New Jersey (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press); The Path to Freedom: Black Families in New Jersey (The History Press); The Land Speaks (Oxford University Press), The Encyclopedia of Black Comics (Fulcrum); The American Economy (Kendall-Hunt Publishers); and Planning Future Cities (Kendall-Hunt Publishers).

Named one of “Today’s Black History Makers” by The Philadelphia Daily News, Dr. Greason has written more than one hundred additional academic articles and essays. His work has appeared on Huffington Post, National Public Radio, and The Atlantic among other popular, professional and scholarly journals.

From 2007-2012, Dr. Greason was an advisor to Building One America, the coalition that designed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (2009). He also serves as the President of the T. Thomas Fortune Foundation, an organization that saved the National Historic Landmark dedicated to the leading, militant journalist of the nineteenth century and advances his legacy today.

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