African-American History Experts

Timothy Baumann

Curator of Archaeology and Research Associate Professor

Timothy Baumann has more than twenty-five years of archaeology experience in the Southeastern United States. His research covers a broad range of time from late prehistoric cultures to 20th century urban communities.

Derek Alderman

Professor and Department Head

Derek Alderman is an expert in cultural and historical geography, specifically related to public memory, heritage tourism, the civil rights movement, and African-American history.