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.,
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
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