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Dr. Kenja McCray

Assistant Professor of History

Office: Arts & Sciences G214D
College of Arts & Sciences


Kenja McCray is an Assistant Professor of History at Clayton State University. Originally from Birmingham, AL, she is a graduate of Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University. She earned a Ph.D. in history at Georgia State University (GSU), has served as a Visiting Associate Professor in the School of History and Sociology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and was an Associate Professor of History at Atlanta Metropolitan State College. She was a University System of Georgia Chancellor’s Learning Scholar and a nominee for the Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award. Dr. McCray received the GSU History Department’s John A. Alexander Memorial Award, a Georgia Regional Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society paper prize, and the Association of Black Women Historians‘ Drusilla Dunjee Houston Award.