Preparing Boys for Life
29th annual Davis R. Parker Memorial History Lecture: Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Centennial Hall

Erica DunbarWriter, historian, and lecturer Erica Dunbar is the Charles & Mary Beard Professor of History at Rutgers University and Director of the Program in African American History at the Library Company of Philadelphia. She earned a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Her work focuses on the concepts of slavery, racial injustice, and gender inequality. Dunbar is the author of Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge. Read more about her at or find more information on our website.