Dr. TaKeia Anthony


Assistant Professor of History


Dr. TaKeia N. Anthony is an Assistant Professor of History at Edward Waters College and services the campus in many capacities.  She is the Program Director of EWC sesquicentennial activities and faculty advisor for the NAACP, History Club, and NPHC.  Dr. Anthony has spoken on panels and lectured throughout the United States, South Korea, The Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, London, Germany, and Kenya.  She is a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky and is the first African-American female from her hometown to earn a Ph.D. in history.


Ph.D. Howard University- Major African Diaspora Minor- Public History, 2014

M.A. North Carolina Central University- Major African History Minor U.S. history with an emphasis in African-American History, 2010

B.A. North Carolina Central University- History, 2007

Research Interests:

Global Political Movements

Black Intellectual History

The Black Press


Anthony, T. N. (2014).    “Cheerleading vs. White Supremacy: A Summary of Katie Williams’ Life of Resistance,” in Liberating Minds Liberating Society: Black Women in the Development of American Culture and Society. Eds. Lopez D. Matthews, Jr.  and Kenvi C. Phillips.

Anthony, T. N. (2013).  “Continuing the Legacy at Howard University:  A Female Scholars Epiphanies,” Torch Journal Special Edition.

Anthony, T. N. (2013). “Strange Bedfellows: Helen G. Edmonds and Young Black Militants in the Growth of Black Leaders for the Twenty-First Century,” in The True Worth of a Race: African-American Women and the Struggle for Freedom.  Eds. Lopez D. Matthews, Jr. and Kenvi C. Phillips.

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