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Alexa B. Silver Ph.D.

Dr. Silver earned her Bachelors in History from Kenyon College, a Master of Letters in British History from the University of Edinburgh, a Master of Science in Education from Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. in American history from American University.  She has been a member of the faculty at Delaware State University since 2005. 

Her specialties include colonial American history, focussed specifically on the Chesapeake region as well as the history of indentured servitude and slavery. She works with local history organizations researching and writing their histories, expanding their programming and developing curriculum materials for visiting groups. She has also worked with countless history and social studies teachers through the Teaching American History (TAH) grant program.  Currently she also serves as Chair of the Chestertown Historic District Commission, which seeks to protect the history, culture, archaeology and architecture of downtown Chestertown, Maryland.

Contact Information:
ETV 206
asilver [at] desu.edu