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Artemesia F Stanberry

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Associate Professor
(919) 530-7255
(919) 530-6246
106C Edmonds Classroom Building


My job responsibilities include teaching 4 courses, including Introduction to American Government and Black Politics in America, serving on committees, helping with recruitment of students to major in political science, and engaging in research.


Artemesia Stanberry received her doctorate in political science from Howard
University and her bachelor's degree from the University of South Alabama.
She has several years of congressional experience. While obtaining her
master's degree from The George Washington University, she began her
congressional experience which spanned from 1996-2004. She has had the
opportunity of working for five members of congress, two of whom were
members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC). In addition, she served two
terms as president of the Congressional Black Associates, a congressional
staff organization dedicated to community service, education, and networking
for congressional staff and organizations on and off Capitol Hill. She also
served two terms as Second Vice President of the Congressional Legislative
Staff Association, the largest Capitol Hill staff organization devoted to
planning intellectual, social, and networking opportunities for
congressional staff. She is currently an associate professor at North Carolina Central University where she teaches American Government, Black Politics, and special topics courses in the politics of race and crime.

Research Interests

My research include crime and punishment, particularly sentencing policies and how certain criminal justice related items get onto the agenda of the U.S. Congress, the War on Drugs and the collateral damage that results, intersectionality (race, gender and class), and southern racial politics.


PhD Howard University 2004
MA George Washington University 1997
BA University of South Alabama 1994


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