Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University
M.A., University of Delaware
B.A., Spelman College Research Interests:
She is generally interested in the areas of forced migration, political science/international relations. Her research interests include displaced persons, particularly resettled refugee women. She is also interested in the resettlement process of refugees in the U.S. and other countries.
- PSC 190 Introduction to Political Science
- PSC 201 National Government in the U.S.
- PSC 202 State and Local Government
- PSC 312 Public Administration and Public Policy
- PSC 322 Legislative Process
- PSC 328 Forced Migration in and from Africa (Service-Learning Course)
- First-Year Experience
- Study Travel Seminar (College Wide)
- Dr. Crosby has written and contributed to numerous publications on displaced persons, resettled refugees and her pedagogical approach.
- Crosby, D. B. (2012). Meeting the Challenge: Teaching Sensitive Subject Matter. The Journal of Effective Teaching, 12(2), 93-104.
- Crosby, D. B. (2009). The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Atlanta: Somali Crisis Not Far for Clarkston.”
- Crosby, D. B. (2008). Resettled Somali women in Georgia and changing gender roles. Bildhaan: An International Journal of Somali Studies, 6(1), 9.
- Massara, K. (2010). The Gangs of Omaha: Sudanese Who Fled Their War-Torn Country Face Growing Violence in Their Ranks.
In the news:
- Social Justice Development Grant (2014)
- Gordon-Zeto Center Curriculum Development Grant (2013)
- Spelman Campus Leadership Initiatives Grant (2008)
- Nebraska Humanities Council Grant ( 2005)
Dr. Crosby's TV interview with Steve Goodman (HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY)
HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY - Refugees and Universities