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Our Team

The Joyner Institute enjoys wide collaborations across Coastal Carolina University and the community. Learn more about our director, staff, and advisory board below.


Eric Crawford faculty profile shot (March 2018) 760x760 JPEG

Eric Crawford
Professor of Music
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Advisory Board

Alli Crandell, Director of the Athenaeum Press and Digital Initiatives, Coastal Carolina University

Mike Chestnut, Myrtle Beach Council Member and Owner, Big Mike's Soulfood

Ron Daise, Vice President of Creative Education, Brookgreen Gardens and Inaugural Chair of the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission

Veronica Gerald, Director Emeritus of the Joyner Institute

Zenobia Harper, Founder, Gullah Preservation Society

Heather Hodges, Former Executive Director, Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor

Marjorie McIver, Former Whittemore Park Middle School Principal and Community Organizer

Maggi Morehouse, Burroughs Distinguished Professor of Southern Studies, Coastal Carolina University

Rev. Charles Milton Pee, Pastor of Freedom Missionary Baptist Church and Instructor of Religion, Morris College