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Ms. Annie Butler
Ms. Annie Hayes Butler is a Media Technician in the School of Education's Curriculum Laboratory at FSU since 1987.  She received her B.S. in Business Administration and an Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies at Fayetteville State University.  Ms. Butler is involved in numerous university, community, and church projects, activities and programs.

Dr. Blanche Radford Curry, Program Founder
Dr. Radford Curry , an Associate Professor of Philosophy at FSU, since 1992, received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Brown University.  Her teaching and research areas include moral and social value inquiry, African-American Philosophy and feminist theory.  She has taught several courses in Women's and Gender Studies, as well as authored several articles in these areas.  Dr. Radford Curry initiated FSU's Women's History Month Project in 1998 with a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council. She chairs the FSU's Women's and Gender Studies virtual discussion group , which is under the auspices of  Virtual Teaching and the University Learning Center, where she also serves as the Philosophy Coordinator.  She is an advocate of multicultural and women's issues, an active member of her regional community and served as a consultant for ACT/SAT/GRE/NEH and others.  Dr. Radford Curry  has received several fellowships, outstanding teaching awards, research, administrative and community recognition.  She recently completed, with exceptional accolades, Bridges: Academic Leadership for Women at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Dr. Radford Curry is the Director of Fayetteville State University WHMP.  Dr  Radford Curry is from Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Kelli Cardenas Walsh, Chairperson
Assistant Professor of History at FSU in the Department of Government and History. Received her B.A. in history from The University of Alaska Fairbanks, M.A. Fayetteville State University and her Ph.D from the University of South Carolina. She has taught classes on Women in the Western World, Women in the Military, North Carolina history, the American Military Experience and the Civil War and Reconstruction in addition to U.S. and World Survey Classes. She has been active with the Women’s History Month Project for twelve years and is an active member of the committee to institute a Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Fayetteville State University and is advisor to the History Club.  Dr. Cardenas Walsh is a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Dr. Viviette Allen

Dr. Sarah Brightman

Ms. Sherika Elliott, Graduate Assistant

Dr. Beth Quinn
Dr. Quinn received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX.  She earned a double major in Psychology and Social Welfare, with a certificate in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1994.  She is an Associate Professor within the Department of Criminal Justice and has been at FSU since 2004.  She has worked on a number of projects enhancing services and education to women in the Cumberland County region.  She was a Board Member with Rape Crisis Volunteers of Cumberland County from 2007-2011.  In that capacity she assisted in grant writing, fundraisers, volunteering, and acted as the Board Treasurer and Board Secretary.  She has also worked with Planned Parenthood to increase knowledge about women’s health issues in the Women’s Agenda Assembly.  Her publications focus on sexual and domestic violence and victimology in general.  Within her department, she teaches Victimology, Research Methods, and the graduate Females, Crime and Justice course.  This is her first semester on the Women’s History Month Committee.

Mr. Jonathan Tupuola

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