Moderator, Panel 2, Black Research Collections: Success and Challenges
Kenvi Phillips is the first Curator for Race and Ethnicity at the Schlesinger Library of the Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. An accomplished historian, Phillips holds a master’s in public history and a doctorate in US history from Howard University. Before coming to the Schlesinger, she worked at the Mary McLeod Bethune House in Washington and the Maryland–National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Most recently, she served as assistant curator for manuscripts and librarian for prints and photographs at Howard’s internationally renowned Moorland-Spingarn Research Center.