Clyde Ledbetter

Clyde Ledbetter, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D. African American Studies from Temple University
  • M.A. International Human Rights Law, University of Oxford


Dr. Clyde Ledbetter Jr. has been teaching and publishing on subjects in African World Studies for over a decade. He is an alumnus of Lincoln University and received his Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple University in 2013 and has recently earned a second master's degree in international human rights law from the University of Oxford. He has taught in a private K-12 African-centered school in Philadelphia as well as at several colleges and universities in the U.S. including Lincoln University and Cheyney University. In addition to co-editing the book Contemporary Critical Thought in Africology and Africana Studies with Dr. Molefi K. Asante, Dr. Ledbetter has also published articles on Malcolm X as well as various topics concerning human and Peoples’ rights in the African world. In 2019, he researched Black high school students and their organizations as a post-doctoral fellow for the University of Ottawa. Dr. Ledbetter also teaches community history courses for the African community organization Jaku Konbit in Ottawa.