Marketus Presswood

Researcher

Marketus Presswood is a researcher for the AHA’s Remote Teaching Project, part of the NEH CARES grant-funded project, “Confronting a Pandemic: Historians and COVID-19.” Marketus earned his BA in History at Morehouse College and his MA in International Public Service from DePaul University. He completed a PhD in History at the University of California-Irvine. His research focuses on the transnational history of the African Diaspora and East Asia, Pan-Africanism, Black Internationalism, African-American History and Global Jazz Studies.