Dr. Gregory Carr

Adjunct Instructor


J.D., The Ohio State University College of Law
PhD, Temple University
M.A., The Ohio State University
B.A., Tennessee State University

Greg Carr teaches “Race, Law and Change” at the Howard University School of Law. Prof. Carr is also an Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies at Howard University, serving as Department Chair for 12 years. Prof. Carr is First Vice President of the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations and Editor of The Compass: The Journal of ASCAC.  A former board member of the National Council
for Black Studies, Prof. Carr has twice been named “HBCU Male Faculty Member of the Year” by HBCU Digest. He designed the framework for Philadelphia’s mandatory high school African American History course and co-founded Philadelphia Freedom Schools. His written scholarship has appeared in journals such as Socialism and Democracy,  Publications of the Modern Languages Association and The CLA Journal, among others, and he has contributed chapters to books such as Malcolm X: A Historical Reader, The African American Studies Reader, Contemporary African American Literature: The Living Canon and The African World History Project, among others.  He is a commentator in a wide range of print, electronic and social media, is a weekly panelist on the daily digital news show “Roland Martin Unfiltered” and co-hosts Karen Hunter’s weekly Saturday YouTube series, “In Class With Carr.” His commentaries on the 50thanniversary of the Black Panther Party and the opening of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture appeared in the August and September 2016 issues of Ebony Magazine. Prof. Carr’s chapter, “Re-Literacy and African Power in the Trump Era,” appears in Not Our President, Third World Press’ book-length commentary on the Trump presidency. He tweets at @AfricanaCarr and blogs at drgregcarr.com.