Wilson Jeremiah Moses

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Wilson Jeremiah Moses (born 1942) is an African-American historian. He is Professor of American History at Pennsylvania State University.[1][2]


Wilson J. Moses obtained his A.B. and M.A. in British Literature at Wayne State University, and his Ph.D. in American Civilization at Brown University. He currently holds the Walter L. Ferree professorship in the middle period of American History at Pennsylvania State University. Before his current assignment, he has held a series of posts at other American Universities:

He also has been a Visiting Professor at Harvard University, and given lectures at several European and African universities.

Major works[edit]


  1. ^ Entry for Wilson Jeremiah Moses in the database of the German National Library (including his birth date)
  2. ^ http://history.psu.edu/directory/wjm12 Wilson Jeremiah Moses Ferree Professor of American History


  • Contemporary Authors Online, Thomson Gale, 2004.
  • Bernard E. Powers Jr., "Wilson Jeremiah Moses, Creative Conflict in African American Thought: Frederick Douglass, Alexander Crummell, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey". Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004.” in History of Intellectual Culture, 2007, Vol. 7, No. 1: 1–4.
  • Robert S. Levine, "Elegant Inconsistencies: Race, Nation, and Writing Wilson Jeremiah Moses's Afrotopia" in American Literary History (2008) 20 (3): 497–507.
  • Tommy Lott and John P. Pittman, eds., A Companion to African-American Philosophy. Malden MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2003. pp. 89–91

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