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Marketus Presswood

Project Manager for Curriculum Mapping Database for Equity

Marketus joined the ISEP team in September 2021 as our ACLS Leading Edge Fellow. He earned his doctorate in Modern Chinese History for the University of California-Irvine. His work interrogates the socio-cultural interactions between African Americans and the African Diaspora with China in the 20th Century. In 2005, Dr. Presswood founded and operated the first African American-owned study abroad organization focused exclusively on increasing the number of African American students studying overseas. He is an educator, scholar, program director and filmmaker.