From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Hardin, John A.

(born: 1948) 

John A. Hardin was an Assistant to the Provost for Diversity Enhancement at Western Kentucky University (WKU), where he also served in several capacities, including associate professor of history. He is author of numerous articles and has published two books: Fifty years of Segregation: Black Higher Education in Kentucky, 1904-1954 and Onward and Upward: a Centennial History of Kentucky State University, 1886-1986. His primary research interests are 20th Century African American history, Kentucky history, and the history of higher education. Since July 1, 2018, he is Professor Emeritus of History, Western Kentucky University. For additional information contact Dr. John A. Hardin on the WKU Department of History.

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NKAA Source: Fifty years of segregation : Black higher education in Kentucky, 1904-1954
NKAA Source: Onward and upward : a centennial history of Kentucky State University, 1886-1986

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