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Dr. Sherice Nelson

Dr. Sherice Janaye Nelson is an Assistant Professor at Southern University and A&M College. She’s from Oakland California and has only been educated at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Her research interests include Black political leadership, women as political agents, and the Black experience throughout the Diaspora. She published “Leadership and Decision Making: A Use of Multidisciplinary Theory”(SAGE Research Methods Cases Politics & International Relations). As well as “The United States Budding Relationship with Iran and its Effects on the Crisis in Yemen: A Case of Transactional Leadership, A Call for Transformation” (Journal of the International Relations and Affairs Group). Dr. Nelson’s book The Congressional Black Caucus: Fifty Years of Fighting for Equality will be released Fall 2021 with SUNY Press. Her book The Women of United States Foreign Policy: Madeleine Albright, Condoleezza Rice, and Hillary Clinton will be released in the Spring of 2022 with Lexington Books. 

Dr. Nelson is a proud alumnus of the distinguished Howard University, where she received her Doctorate of Philosophy in Political Science at 27 making departmental history. She specialized in international relations, black politics, and American government. At Southern University she teaches American Government, Introduction to Comparative Government, Introduction to International Relations, American Foreign Policy, Middle East Politics, and African Politics. She earned her Master’s of Public Administration at the University of the District of Columbia and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a dual degree in History and English from Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.