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Kerri Mosely-Hobbs, PhD

Founder and Executive Director of the More Than a Fraction Foundation

As founder and executive director of the More than a fractional foundation Dr. Kerri Moseley-Hobbs has a nearly 20-year career in education. During her career, she has held positions on both sides of education: administration and research/curriculum development. This includes work in post-secondary (higher education) policy, regulation, and administration, as well as experiential learning, educational presentation and exhibition, and historical research. Along with her extensive work on high-profile projects, she is the research author of a creative non-fiction book “More Than a Fraction: Based on a True Story” and is one of the voices of history. of Africans in America / African Americans in Virginia, the Southeast region and beyond. Including in projects concerning the voices of pre-20sand Century Africans in America and African Americans, the More Than A Fraction Foundation’s current major projects include work with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the Virginia Governor’s Descendants Committee, and the case study on the feasibility of reconciliation for the unfinished business of American slavery.

Prior to her career in higher education administration and leadership, Dr. Moseley-Hobbs worked as a promotions assistant and junior editor at the Baltimore Times Newspaper in Baltimore, Maryland. She was first published by the newspaper when she was 12 years old and continued to be published until she was 18, when she began her career in higher education.

Dr. Moseley-Hobbs holds a doctorate in education and three degrees from the University of Maryland: a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, a master’s degree in interdisciplinary management and a master’s degree in business administration (MBA).

She is a 5th generation descendant of John Fraction, the subject of his first Creative Nonfiction book “More Than A Fraction: Based on A True Story”.


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