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Over the past 20 years Dr. Myers has been lecturing, researching, teaching, writing and documenting stories of African American farmers, sharecroppers, and gardeners.  
Myers is considered an expert in the anthropology of African American farming.  

Gail P. Myers, Ph.D.,

Cultural Anthropologist

Dr. Gail P. Myers—About
Degrees & Education

Ohio State University

Doctorate in Anthropology 

Georgia State University

Masters in Applied Anthropology 

Florida State University

Bachelors in English 

Her background includes:
and program development
farmers' market and cooperative development
black agrarianism
Lectures & Awards

2012 Black History Month Speaker award from the California Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) Black Employees Association.  

Advocate for Social Justice Award “Justie” presented by the Ecological Farmers

Association, January 26, 2018


In April 2001, Myers received a special commendation award from the Ohio House of Representatives for contributing to the advancement of Ohio agriculture.

Certificate of Recognition from the State of California Senate, in honor of Advocate for Social Justice Award, January 26, 2018


Certificate of Recognition from the California State Legislation, at Black

Urban Farmers Association Dedication Service, June 15, 2015

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