Dr. Glenn Phillips

Office Location: 
G-04 Holmes Hall

Africa Diaspora; 19th-century Caribbean; social and migration/ immigration history

Ph.D. History - Howard Univ.
M.A. History - Andrews Univ.
B.A. Religion and History - Atlantic Union College
A.A. Theology - Univ. of the Southern Caribbean, Trinidad


Undergraduate: History of Latin America and the Caribbean Area I & II; Comparative Slavery in the African Diaspora; Introduction to the African Diaspora (Honors)

Graduate: History of the Caribbean; Readings in Caribbean History; Dissertation Seminar; Dissertation Writing

Select Publications

  • "Singing in a Strange City: the Emergence of a Caribbean Seventh-Day Adventist Community in New York City, 1858-2008," Conference of the New York State Historical Association (Cooperstown, NY, 2011).
  • "The Quest for Identity and Social Standing for Early Seventh-Day Adventists in Barbados, 1908-1939," Conference by the Association of Caribbean Historians (San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2011).
  • "Mapping the Research Design for The Carroll's Hundred Initial Interpretative Project," Carroll Foundation Workshop (Baltimore, MD, 2011).
  • "Teaching African Diaspora History to Non-History Majors at an HBCU: the Morgan State Experience," Conference on the State of African-American and African Diaspora Studies: Methodology, Pedagogy, and Research, The Schomburg Center and City University of New York (New York, NY, 2011).
  • "African Slave Resistance Across the Americas," in The African Diaspora, Historical Analysis, Poetic Verse and Pedagogy (Pearson, 2010), 61-93.
  • Singing in a Strange Land: the Hanson Place Church of New York, 1958-2008 (Tapestry Press, 2010).
  • "The African Presence in Brazilian Society," The Third Brazilian Symposium, Morgan State University (Baltimore, MD, 2010).
  • "From the Islands of the Seas: Early Caribbean Adventists Students attending Senior Adventist Colleges until 1954," Conference of the Association of Adventist Historians (Takoma Park, MD, 2010).
  • "Haiti: Revolution, Ruin, and Recovery," African-American History Month Convocation, Morgan State University (Baltimore, MD, 2010).
  • "The Idea of a University and the Emergence of HBCUs," Morgan State University Symposium (Baltimore, MD, 2009).
  • Editor, The African Diaspora Experience, 4th ed. (Tapestry Press, 1998-2008).
  • "Morgan State University," in Encyclopedia of African American History (Oxford UP, 2007).
  • "Nursing in the Caribbean" and "Garfield Sobers," in Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History in the Americas (MacMillan Reference, 2006).
  • Co-author (with S. E. Chapelle), African-American Leaders of Maryland (Maryland Historical Society Press, 2005).
  • "The Future for Young Historians," Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society Induction Ceremony (Columbia Union College, Tacoma Park, MD, 28 March 2005).
  • "Baby Joe Gans 1874-1910," in Maryland Online Encyclopedia (August 2004).
  • "W. E. B. DuBois' Finest Hour at Morgan State," Morgan Liberal Arts Review (Fall 2000): 2-6.
  • Seventh-day Adventists in Barbados, 1884-1991 (Caribbean Graphic & Letchworth Press, 1991).
  •  "The Stirrings of the Mercantile Community in the British West Indies, After Emancipation," Journal of Caribbean History 23:1 (1989): 62-95.
  • "Maryland and the Caribbean, 1634-1984; Some Highlights," Maryland Historical Magazine 83 (1988): 199-214.
  • Co-editor, The Caribbean Basin Initiative; Genuine or Deceptive, an Early Assessment (Morgan State UP, 1987).
  •  "The Beginnings of Samuel J. Prescod, 1806-1843: Afro-Barbadian Civil Rights Crusader and Activist," The Americas 38:3 (1982): 363-378.
  • "The Response of A West Indian Activist; D. A. Straker, 1842-1908," Journal of Negro History 66:2 (1981): 128-139.
  • "The Caribbean Collection at the Moorland-Spingarn Center, Howard University," Latin American Research Review 15:2 (1980): 162-178.