Dr. Sharon Duckworth, Historian, Kean University, N.J.
Dr. Sarah Ducksworth
Union, New Jersey
Professor of English (since 1997) Ed.D. in English Education, Rutgers University, NJ 1988 M.A. in Reading, Montclair State College, NJ 1979 24 Graduate Credits in American and British Literature, State University of New York a Stony Brook, NY, 1965-1966, B.A. summa cum laude in English Literature, Tougaloo College, MS, 1965, 15 Humanities Credits as Exchange Honors Student at Oberlin College, OH, 1965, Textbook Editing, Silver Burdett and Ginn, 6 week course, May-June 1988.
Awarded New Jersey Council for the Humanities Mini-Grant to launch the North Star Literary Society with dramatic presentations of “Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglass” featuring Fred Morsell and “Harriet Tubman, A Faith Journey” featuring Darlene B. Young, spring 2005 Awarded a Union County Humanities Grant under its History Program to produce a series of programs entitled A Centennial Celebration of the Souls of Black Folk and W. E. B. DuBois, fall 2003 Participating Scholar in the Kansas University National Poetry Project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, fall 2003-fall 2004 Awarded New Jersey Council for the Humanities Mini-Grant to produce a series of programs entitled A Centennial Celebration of Langston Hughes,â€ fall 2002 Awarded a Union County Heart Grant as supplemental funding for the series entitled A Centennial Celebration of Langston Hughes, fall 2002 40th Reunion Speaker for Alumni of Lanier High School in Jackson, Mississippi, July 2001.