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    Patricia Williams Lessane, PhD
    Executive Director
    lessanepw[at]cofc[dot]edu
    843.953.7234

    Dr. Williams Lessane is a cultural anthropologist whose focus areas include Pan African religious identity, Black feminist theory, and representations of Black life in popular culture. She earned a BA in English from Fisk University, a MALS from Dartmouth College, and a PhD in Anthropology from University of Illinois at Chicago. Before joining The College of Charleston, she was a faculty member at Roosevelt University, and a consultant for The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.

    Daron-Lee Calhoun II
    Facilities, Outreach, and Public Programming Coordinator
    Race and Social Justice Initiative Coordinator
    calhoundl[at]cofc[dot]edu
    843.953.7612

    Savannah Frierson
    Office Manager
    averyadmin[at]cofc[dot]edu
    843.953.7609

    Aaisha Haykal
    Manager of Archival Services
    haykalan[at]cofc[dot]edu
    843.953.7615

    Georgette Mayo
    Processing Archivist
    mayog[at]cofc[dot]edu
    843.953.7627
    Ms. Mayo received her BA in African American Studies (Phi Beta Kappa) and master’s degrees in Library Science and Public History, with a concentration in Archival Management from the University of South Carolina. Her research interest is African American Women’s history.

     

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