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Wesley Cox

Claremont Graduate University




Wesley graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a master's degree in African American studies and a certificate in digital humanities (2021). He is now a doctorate student in the joint doctoral program in education at San Diego State University and Claremont Graduate University. He has been a panelist on various topics such as Blackness and Queerness to Black student success. Wesley has two publications, "Book Review: We Are Worth Fighting for: A History of the Howard University Student Protest of 1989" (2020), and co-authored "Black Student Engagement: Resilience & Success Under Duress" (2018). He currently has four digital projects as a part of his Digital Humanities portfolio. At San Francisco State University, he graduated cum laude with a bachelor's in industrial design and a bachelor's in Africana studies. He helped to found the Afrocentric Living and Learning Community at SF State and served as the resources chair for the 15th annual Afrikan Black Coalition Conference (2018). Most importantly, he was one of the inaugural employees of the Black Unity Center at SFSU while also holding leadership roles on the executive boards of Black Residents United in Housing and the Black Student Union.

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