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Rik Stevenson, Ph.D

Dr. Robert L. Stevenson, Jr., is a Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Studies at the University of Florida. Dr. Stevenson holds two Master’s Degrees from Fuller Theological Seminary, a Doctorate in Divinity from the Southern California School of Ministry and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University, in African American and African Studies. His research examines the role of suicide by drowning as a form of resistance during the Transatlantic Slave Trade.