Ywone Edwards-Ingram, Assistant Professor

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Harris Hall, Room 5161
1015 Floyd Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
Box 842015
Ywone (Wyonie) D. Edwards-Ingram prioritizes interdisciplinary approaches and methodologies in her work on gender, race, representation, slavery, memory, and the communicative power of places and things. She joined the department of Focused Inquiry in 2018 following many years of teaching and researching at the College of William and Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.  She holds a BA in History and Social Sciences from the University of the West Indies in Jamaica and her graduate degrees, MA in Anthropology and Ph.D. in American Studies, are from William and Mary.

Her publications include a book called The Art and Soul of African American Interpretation (2016), “Before 1979: African American Coachmen, Visibility, and Representation at Colonial Williamsburg” in The Public Historian (2014), and other studies on trash, archaeology, and material culture.  She received research fellowships from the Gilder Lehrman Institute: New-York Historical Society, Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello, and the Omohundro Institute and Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation for her current book project on coachmen in slavery and freedom.

Virginia Commonwealth University

Department of Focused Inquiry

Harris Hall, 5th Floor
1015 Floyd Avenue
Box 842015
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2015

Phone: 804-827-0838

Updated: 6/10/2019
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