Dr. Clement Price, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
Dr. Clement Alexander Price
Historian and Lecturer
Newark, New Jersey
A renowned researcher, lecturer, historian and author, Dr. Clement Price is professor of history and director of The Rutgers Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience at Rutgers Universitys Newark campus. His courses span American history, including the Redevelopment of the United States, the Civil War and Reconstruction, the Black Experience in Western Civilization, History of the Civil Rights Movement, and 20th Century Black Modernism.
He is the author of many books and articles on African-American history, including the books, Freedom Not Far Distant: A Documentary History of Afro-Americans in New Jersey, and Many Voices, Many Opportunities: Cultural Pluralism and American Arts Policy. Dr. Price serves as the chief historical consultant for the Jewish Museums 1992 exhibition, Bridges and Boundaries: African Americans and American Jews, and for the 1998 award-winning documentary entitled, Chancemans Brothers & Sisters: The Origins of the 20th Century Morris County Black Community.
Dr. Price, a native of Washington, D.C., received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, and his Ph.D. from Rutgers University. He has served as a visiting professor at Princeton University and Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.