Maurice Adkins


African American History

19th and 20th Century U.S.

History of Education



Book Chapters

“Gay Individuals in the U.S. Military” in Gary Dick, (ed.) Social Work Practice with Veterans 2014

Book Reviews

Adkins, M. (2020). Edited by Sandra E. Weissinger and Dwayne A. Mack. Law Enforcement in the age of Black Lives Matter: Policing Black and Brown Bodies, Lamham Maryland: The Rowman & Littefiled Publishing Group, Inc, 2018. 224 pp. Journal of African American History, 105 (4), 753-755.

Adkins, M. (2020). Angel David Nieves. An Architecture of Education: African American Women Design the New South. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2018. 256 pp. History of Education Quarterly, 60(1), 120-123.

Adkins, M. (2015). Sarah Caroline Thuesen. Greater Than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. 384 pp. The Journal of African American History, 100 (4), 791-793.

Adkins, M. (2013). Martha Bondi, The Black Revolution on Campus. Berkley: University of California Press, 2012. 366 pp. The Journal of Pan African Studies, 6 (4).

Encyclopedia Entries

“Biography of Jessie Locker” in Oxford African American Studies Center Online Encyclopedia (2016)

“Biography of Marjorie Parham” in Oxford African American Studies Center Online Encyclopedia (2016)

“Biography of William Ware” in Oxford African American Studies Center Online Encyclopedia (2016)



American Council of Leaned Societies Fellowship at The University of Virginia 2021-2022

Perry William Predoctoral Fellowship at the College of Wooster, 2019-2021

Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellowship Recipient, 2019-2021

Herbert Shapiro Award in African American History at the University of Cincinnati, 2018

Roger Daniels Summer Graduate Research Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati, 2018

John K. Alexander Teaching Prize at the University of Cincinnati, 2018

Research Council Grant, University of Cincinnati, 2016

Taft Graduate Enrichment Award, University of Cincinnati, 2015

Lenore McGrane Scholarship, University of Cincinnati, 2015

University of Cincinnati History Memorial Scholarship, 2014

Graduate Incentive Scholarship, University of Cincinnati, Fall 2014

McNair Scholars Graduate Incentive/Retention Award, University of Cincinnati, 2013

Yates Fellowship, University of Cincinnati Fall 2013

Highest Achieving Senior Award, NC A&TSU, History Department, 2010

Carter G. Woodson African American History Award, NC A&TSU, 2010

Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program Outstanding Leadership and Service, NC A&TSU 2010

Certificate of Merit, Ronald E. McNair Commemorative Celebration Symposium, 2009, 2010

Ronald E. McNair Foundation Scholarship, NC A&TSU



History of Black America

History of African American Education

History of Black Resistance in the United States

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B.A. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, 2010 M.A. East Tennessee State University, 2012 Ph.D. University of Cincinnati, 2021
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Postdoctoral Fellow