Dr. Daryl A. Carter is Associate Dean for Equity & Inclusion for the College of Arts & Sciences. Dr. Carter is also the director of Black American Studies and a professor of history. He has been at ETSU since 2008. During his time here Dr. Carter has been a graduate coordinator, interim director in the Office of eLearning, Tennessee Board of Regents Maxine Smith Fellow, ETSU Presidential Fellow, and an emerging leader for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
Dr. Carter is an expert in American political history. Brother Bill: President Clinton And The Politics of Race and Class, published by the University of Arkansas Press, is his well-regarded first book. Currently, he is working on a book length examination of Senator Edward M. Kennedy and American liberalism.
Dr. Carter holds a B.S. in Political Science and M.A. in History from East Tennessee State University. He earned his Ph.D. in American history at The University of Memphis.
Lydia Carr is an executive aide in Black American Studies as well as Literature and Language. They hold a B.A. and M.A. in Literature from East Tennessee State University. Their M.A. specializations include 20th & 21st Century British and American Literature, LGBTQ+ Literature, and Medieval Literature. Lydia is a native of the Tri-Cities area and lives in Elizabethton with their cat, Pachi.