Alfred A. Moss Jr
Associate Professor Emeritus

Professor Moss is author of The American Negro Academy: Voice of the Talented Tenth, one of the authors of Looking At History, A Review of Major United States History Textbooks, and co-author, with John Hope Franklin, of the sixth, seventh, and eighth editions of From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans. He is also co-editor of The Facts of Reconstruction: Essays in Honor of John Hope Franklin, chosen by the Gustav Myers Foundation as "An Outstanding Book on the Subject of Human Rights in the United States." His published articles focus on aspects of African American, American Social, and American religious history. He is currently engaged in the writing of a multi-volume study of the relationship between philanthropic agencies and schools for African Americans. The first volume of this study, published in 1999 and co-authored with Eric Anderson, is entitled Dangerous Donations: Northern Foundations and Southern Black Schools, 1902-1930. Currently he is writing the second volume, tentatively titled Segregation and Philanthropy, 1930-1960. He is a member of the editorial boards of Washington History and of Studies in Anglican and Episcopal History; a trustee and officer of the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church; co-chair of the Board of Trustees of the African American Historical Collection of the Episcopal Church, an archive and research center; has received an Award for Excellence in Teaching from the College of Arts and Humanities; is a historical consultant to several national and international Christian ecumenical and interfaith bodies; and is a member of the committee of scholars appointed by the Director and Regents of the Smithsonian Institution to advise them on the creation and development of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History Culture.

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