Crystal deGregory

HBCUstory Inc - Executive Editor


Quick Bio

Dr. deGregory is the founder and executive editor of HBCUstory, an advocacy initiative preserving, presenting and promoting inspiring stories of the Historically Black College and University’s (HBCU) past and present, for their future. A passionate believer in the historic mission and contemporary vision for the nation’s HBCUs, she convenes the HBCUstory Symposium annually and is editor-in-chief of The Journal of HBCU Research + Culture (HBCUR+C). A native of Freeport, Bahamas, she is a proud alumna of the historic Fisk University. She holds a Master of Education from Tennessee State University, and received master's and doctoral degree in history from Vanderbilt University. In addition to serving as a regular contributor to The HBCU Digest, her advocacy work includes serving as one of four doctoral-holding black female hosts of Black Docs Radio. She is also a member of several professional and service groups including Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

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