James Morgan III


James is a graduate of Howard University, Mr. Morgan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Africana Studies. His journey continued as he served with the United States Department of State before pursuing further studies in African American Studies at Morgan State University, where he obtained his Master of Arts degree.

Currently, Mr. Morgan is a doctoral student at Morgan State, where he also serves as a Graduate Teaching & Research Assistant. His dedication to academia extends beyond the classroom, as evidenced by his role as Vice President of the Morgan State Graduate Student Association.

As a scholar of black institutional life and an active member of the Prince Hall Masonic fraternity, Mr. Morgan serves as the Grand Historian of the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia. His contributions to various projects, including the Bishop Henry McNeal Turner Project and the Rituals in the Making oral history project, showcase his commitment to preserving African American history and heritage.

An avid genealogist, Mr. Morgan has worked with esteemed institutions such as the International African American Museum and the African American Civil War Museum.