My motto for life by Eleanor Roosevelt-No One Can Make You Feel Inferior Without Your Consent
Dr. Camara "Cam" Silver is a  scholar, foreign policy and cultural studies researcher, diversity and cultural awareness expert. 
Dr. Silver is  presently a Term Assistant Professor of Political Science at Barnard College-Columbia University for the Fall 2022-2023 year. Dr. Silver was previously a one-year Visiting Professor of American Politics at the United States Military Academy at West Point. (2021-2022)

Dr. Silver was born in Buffalo, New York but grew up in Rochester, New York, and Tampa, Florida, where he graduated from C. Leon King High School. 
The educational background of Dr. Silver includes starting his educational journey at FAMU and then transferring to St Leo University, where he received a BA in History. Moreover, Dr. Silver has a MA in Africana Studies and a Ph.D. in Government and International Affairs from the School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies at the University of South Florida. 
Dr. Silver dissertation was title "The Domestic Reality of Foreign Policy: The 1994 Clinton Administration Response to the Crises in Rwanda and Haiti"
Dr. Silver has taught and worked in a range of places including Pasco County Jail, Upward Bound, Judy Genshaft Honors College - University of South Florida, Saint Leo University, and Hillsborough Community College.
The diverse courses that Dr. Silver has taught (partial list) includes: Beyond Stonewall: The Dynamics of Queer Politics, Global Political Violence,  The Myth of A Post-Minority Era: The Politics of Diversity in the 21st Century, #Hashtag Global Activism: The Politics and Dynamics of Social Movements, The Art of War: Game Theory, Foreign Policy, and the Struggle for Peace, and  Beyond the Border: Immigration, Migrations, and Human Rights. Dr. Silver's educational background allows him to teach classes spanning from Political Science to  Cultural Studies.​​​​​​​

I am proud product of federally funded TRIO programs such as: Upward Bound, Student Support Services,  and Educational Talent Search

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