Dr. Leonard A. Slade, Jr.
Adjunct Professor of English
Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
L.H.D. from Kentucky State University
Specialty Areas: Black Literature, Poetry, Creative Writing, 19th Century American Literature (Herman Melville), English Composition and Rhetoric, The Black Essay, English Education, Textual Editing, American Literary Bibliography
Research Areas: Black American Poetry, George Moses Horton (First Black Poet of the South).
For the Love of Freedom
Sweet Solitude: New and Selected Poems
Citizen Academic Laureate
Excellence in Teaching Awardee
Poetry Gold Medal of Excellence
Office: BA 118A Phone: (518) 442-4726 LSlade@albany.edu
Dr. Marcia Sutherland
Ph.D. from Howard University
Specialty Areas: African (Black) Psychology, The Social and Psychological Development of Black Children, and Research Methods.
Research Areas: Caribbean Immigrants in the United Kingdom, African (Black) Psychology from a Global Perspective, and the HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Africa and in the Diaspora.