Maureen Elgersman Lee

Lead Researcher

Maureen Elgersman Lee is lead researcher for the AHA’s Remote Teaching Project, part of the NEH CARES grant-funded project, “Confronting a Pandemic: Historians and COVID-19.”  She holds a bachelor's degree in French from Redeemer University, a master's degree in African and African American Studies from Clark Atlanta University, and a doctorate in Humanities, with a concentration in African American Studies, also from Clark Atlanta University.  She has held full-time faculty appointments at Clark Atlanta University, the University of Southern Maine, Old Dominion University, and Hampton University.  She has published various books and articles on African American community history, slavery, and the history of African-descended women in Canada and the British Caribbean.