Brandon Terry

Brandon M. Terry is a PhD Candidate in Political Science and African American Studies at Yale University. A recipient of a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship and Yale’s Sterling Prize, Brandon is completing his dissertation, entitled “Which Way to Memphis?: Political Philosophy and the Historiography of the Civil Rights Movement.” Brandon graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with an AB in Government and African and African American Studies and received an MSc in Political Theory Research as the 2005-2006 Michael von Clemm Fellow at Corpus Christi College at the University of Oxford.  A native of the Baltimore area, he has written for The Huffington Post, The Baltimore Sun, The Harvard Crimson, and The Oxford Isis, and provided commentary for Time, The Boston Globe, MTV News, The Nation, and other national and international publications.