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Positions and Awards

Memberships, Positions and Awards

Memberships

The Authors Guild

Fellow in the American Anthropology Association

Member of the Association of Black Anthropologists

Member of the Southern Anthropology Society

Charter Member of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Winner of Contest for Family Counselor for Judge Hatchett's TV Court Program

Life Member of the Virginia Social Science Association

Member of Shaw University Alumni Association

Member of Atlanta University Alumni Association

Member of University of Virginia Alumni Association

Member of NSURA, Norfolk State University Retirees Association

Silver Life Time Member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Member of the Urban League of Hampton Roads, Virginia

Baptist Church Denomination

Member of the Norfolk Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Chapter, Inc.

Golden Life Member of the National Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Member of the Southhampton Roads Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Wives Chapter

Member of the L & J Gardens Civic League >/font size>

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Positions

Member of the Board of Directors of the American Anthropology Association, 1992-1994

President of the American Association of Black Anthropologists, 1992-1993

Appointed to the Planning Group on Minority Issues in Anthropology (forerunner of the Minority Commission), American Anthropological Association, 1992-1993

Appointed to Help Organize the General Anthropology Division, American Anthropological Association (AAA), 1984 at the request of AAA

Elected to a two-year term (member at large) on the Executive Committee of the General Anthropology Division, American Anthropological Association, 1984-1986

First African American Woman President of the Virginia Social Science Association
1983-1984

Elected Chair of the Blacks in Education Committee under the National Council of Anthropology and Education Umbrella, 1982, 1983

President of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Wives’ Southhampton Roads Chapter, 1979, 1980

Member of the National Properties Committee of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. under National President Soror President Thelma T. Daley, 1978

President of the 106 Member Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in Norfolk, Virginia, 1976, 1977

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Awards

Distinguished Palmer-Scales Huntington High School Teaching Award, 2012

Bryant-Stratton, Virginia Beach, Trophy Best Commencement Speaker Award at the College, Norfolk, Virginia, 2012

Certificate of Service Appreciation, League of Christian Women, First Baptist Church, Newport News, Virginia, 2002

Jackson-Hinds Library System, Margaret Walker Alexander Branch, Black History Month Speaker’s Award, Jackson, Mississippi, 2000

Navy-American Society for Engineering Summer Faculty Certificate of Excellence, Washington, DC, 1996

Navy-American Society for Engineering Summer Faculty Award, San Diego, CA, 1995
Invited Membership in the International Speakers Platform Association, 1995

Rank of Colonel by Patrick Airforce Base, Florida, 1994, before I conduct research among black, white, and Hispanic inmates at US Disciplinary Barracks (USDB), Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and live at the Cooke House where General Colin Powell has stayed two years earlier to dedicate the Buffalo Soldier Monument (colonel rank was for the duration of USDB research)

Navy-American Society for Engineering Summer Faculty Award, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, 1994

Martin Luther King Justice and Peace Speaking Award from the Norfolk Links, Inc. Chapter, 1992

Virginia Social Science Association Scholar Award, 1991

Annual Best Professor Lecture Cup Award for my lecture, “The Black Middle Class Family,” on the State Council of Higher Education Statewide Radio Program, 1990

National Case Commendation Teacher’s Certificate for college teaching, 1989

One of the thirteen 1988 Virginia State Council of Education Best Teachers Award recipients

Norfolk State University, Virginia, Best Teacher Award, 1987, 1988

Certificate of Service Appreciation from W. J. McDaniel, Rear Admiral, Medical Corps, United States Navy Commander, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, 1986

Virginia Social Science Association Presidential Excellence Award, 1985

Veterans of Foreign Wars Service Recognition Certificate in Appreciation for valuable assistance rendered in behalf of the Voice of Democracy Broadcast Scriptwriting Program, Norfolk, Virginia, 1984

Guest Speaker’s Centennial Anniversary Certificate, Queen Street Baptist Church, Norfolk, VA, 1983

Recipient of an Eastern Virginia International Studies Consortium grant to conduct research and travel in West Africa, 1975

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