Bill Hart, Professor Emeritus of History at Middlebury College, has served most recently as Director of the new Black Studies major. He has given a number of public talks on Alexander Twilight, including on VPR (2013).  Bill has also appeared as an on-camera spokesperson for and has served as an adviser to a number of documentary films, including “Black Indians: An American Story” (2001), and the PBS series, “The War that Made America” (2006). His book, “For the Good of Their Souls”: Performing Christianity in Eighteenth-Century Mohawk Country, will be published by the University of Massachusetts Press in Summer 2020. Bill is currently writing a biography of Martin Freeman, the second black graduate of Middlebury College (1849), who became the first black college president in the nation (Avery College, Pittsburgh, PA, 1856-63), and subsequently served as a faculty member at and President of Liberia College, Monrovia, Liberia (1864-89).