Derrick P. Alridge Ph.D.
Derrick P. Alridge, Ph.D., is a professor in the Social Foundations of Education program at the University of Virginia. His primary areas of scholarship are African American educational and intellectual history and the civil rights movement. He is the author of The Educational Thought of W.E.B. Du Bois: An Intellectual History(Teachers College Press, 2008) and co-editor (with James B. Stewart and V.P. Franklin) of Message in the Music: Hip Hop, History, and Pedagogy (The Association for the Study of African American Life and History, 2011). He is also the director of Teachers in the Movement, an oral history project at the University of Virginia that explores the pedagogy and activism of teachers in the American Civil Rights Movement.
Background Photo: Watson, Denise. (2012). "Back in Focus: Found photos of the Norfolk 17." Virginia Pilot. http://pilotonline.com/guides/african-american-today/back-in-focus-found-photos-of-the-norfolk/article_89718dbd-6f6c-583c-b19f-2b67745f8086.html (Accessed 10.17.16).