Morgan P. Vickers is a writer, researcher, community historian, storyteller, ethnographer, and Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley. Morgan’s work illuminates Black geographies and ecologies, placemaking, federal dam and reservoir projects, moral geographies, community memory studies, and questions of belonging. Their current work focuses on drowned Black towns of the New Deal era.
Morgan received their B.A. in American Studies, Communication Studies, and Non-Fiction Writing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. They previously worked with Roadtrippers Magazine, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Community Histories Workshop, the Red Record team, The Association of Recovery in Higher Education, and the Future Histories Lab Initiative. They currently serve as the Graduate Student Representative for the Landscape Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers.