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W Marvin dulaney
UT Arlington Department of History
|Interests:||African American History / Studies
Dr. W. Marvin Dulaney is Associate Professor and Chair of the History Department at the University of Texas, Arlington. He teaches American History, African American History, Public History, and the History of the American Civil Rights Movement in UTA’s undergraduate and graduate History programs. He is also a Faculty Affiliate of the Center for African American Studies. He is a graduate of Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History, magna cum laude. He earned his Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in American and African-American history at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
In addition to teaching at UTA for fifteen years, he has taught at Central State University, Ohio State University, and St. Olaf College in Minnesota. From 1994 to 2008, he served as Executive Director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture and Director of the African American Studies Program at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina.
He has published scholarly articles and reviews in the Journal of Negro History, Civil War History, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, The Houston Review, The Historian, Pacific Historical Review, Texas Journal of Ideas, History and Culture, Legacies, Encyclopedia of African-American Civil Rights, Locus, The Georgia Historical Quarterly, The New Handbook of Texas, Our Texas magazine, African Americans: Their History, the South Carolina Encyclopedia, The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Lone Star Legacy: African American History in Texas, The African American Experience in Texas History: An Anthology, and the Handbook of African American Texas.
He is the editor of the following books, journals and essays: Charleston’s Avery Center: From Education and Civil Rights to Preserving the African-American Experience (2006); Born to Serve: A History of the Woman’s Baptist Educational Missionary Convention of South Carolina (2006); The Avery Review; and co-editor of the Texas African-American History Journal and the book, Essays on the American Civil Rights Movement. His first monograph, Black Police in America (1996), was published by Indiana University Press. Currently, he is completing a social and political history of African Americans in Dallas, Texas for Texas A & M University Press.
His most recent publications are: “Women in the South Carolina Civil Rights Movement,” in Southern Black Women in the Modern Civil Rights Movement, Bruce A. Glasrud and Merline Pitre, editors (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 2013), 117-136; “’We Still Love Lucy:’ Lucy Patterson, Dallas’s First African American Councilwoman,” Legacies 25 (Fall 2013): 42-47; and “Documenting the Life and Legacy of Malcolm X,” Journal of African American History 98 (Fall 2013): 602-606.
He serves on the board of directors of Mothers Against Teen Violence in Dallas and the Texas State Historical Association. He has won numerous awards for his community service, activism, and scholarship.