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Jualynne Dodson papers

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Identifier: UA-17.479

Scope and Contents

The Jualynne Dodson papers include materials documenting her career including curricula vitae, articles and papers written by Dodson, files related to projects and collaboration, syllabi for classes taught by Dodson, and photographs including trips to Cuba. Also included are materials related to the African Atlantic Research Team directed by Dodson. There is also material related to the Michigan State University Sociology Department as well as publications relating to Cuba and religion.


  • Creation: 1967-2018, undated


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical / Historical

Jualynne Dodson received her B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in sociology from the University of California, Berkely. She was the Research Director for Atlanta University School of Social Work. Along with several visiting professor and fellow positions, Dodson was an associate professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder starting in 1992. In 2001, she came to Michigan State University (MSU) as a John A. Hannah Distinguished Visiting Professor and then was invited to stay. At the University of Colorado, Dodson founded the African Atlantic Research Team, a mentoring program that guided students of color towards a Ph.D., and brought it to MSU.

Dodson has studied women within the African Methodist Episcopal Church, as well as African descendants in Cuba and the Americans and their religious and social traditions.

Dodson retired from MSU in 2022 and was inducted into the The HistoryMakers at the Library of Congress in 2023.


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Legal Status

Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

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Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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