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Herman Mason Jr., Ph.D.

Dr. Herman "Skip" Mason, Jr. holds a Doctor of Ministry degree in African American Social and Environmental Justice from the Interdenominational Theological Center. His dissertation "Black Ancestors Matter: Ancestral Memory, Genealogy and DNA in the African-American Church" is in preparation for publication. Dr. Mason has taught at Morris Brown and Morehouse Colleges in Atlanta. Currently, he is the Director of Library Services at Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina. He is the author of numerous books on the history of African Americans' experience in the south and has also curated major exhibitions as well as consulted on PBS documentaries. He has presented genealogy workshops throughout the country.