Educator, Speaker, Essayist, and Poet, RAMONA L. HYMAN, PH.D, is an Associate Professor of English at Oakwood University. Her work is grounded in an African American cultural and religious sensibility.
Deeply rooted in the African American Civil Rights tradition, Hyman uses historical gems and lessons in a contemporary context to motivate, inspire, and teach.
Dr. Hyman earned her Ph.D. from the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa). She has served as a speaker for the Alabama Humanities Foundation and a poet in resident for the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Huntsville Arts Council. She has been included in journals and anthologies such as Amiri and Amini Baraka's An Anthology of African American Women Writers (Marrow Press). Hyman is the author of two collections of poetry, including "I Am Black America."