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Dr. Sheila Smith McKoy

Dr. Sheila Smith McKoy, a native of Raleigh, NC, is the director of the Africana Studies Program at North Carolina State University. Smith McKoy holds a BA from North Carolina State University, an MA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Ph.D. from Duke University. Dr. Smith McKoy is the first person of African descent to receive a Ph.D. from Duke University’s Department of English. A well recognized critical scholar, Smith McKoy is also a poet fiction writer and documentary filmmaker. She is the co-chair of the North Carolina Community AIDS Fund and a board member of the North Carolina Chapter of United Nations Women. 

Books from Blair

The Elizabeth Keckley Reader (Eno Publishers)