In Memoriam: Professor Jerome M. Culp, Jr. 1950-2004
Jones, Trina, Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy
People will remember Professor Jerome Culp for his booming laugh, his expressive gestures, his passion for basketball, his love of books, and his generosity towards students, friends, and colleagues. Those qualities, however, do not fully capture the essence of this wonderful man. Anyone who spent more than ten minutes in Jerome's presence knows that within this warm, soft-spoken, gentle giant was a person of integrity and principle. Jerome brought these qualities, along with his fierce intellect, to everything he touched and especially to his work on behalf of dis-empowered and oppressed groups everywhere.
Jerome was born in 1950 in Clarksville, Pennsylvania, a small coal-mining town near West Virginia. His mother was a domestic worker and a house parent for delinquent children (not her own). Jerome's father and both of his grandfathers were coal miners. Due to his union activity, …
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Publication information: Article title: In Memoriam: Professor Jerome M. Culp, Jr. 1950-2004. Contributors: Jones, Trina - Author. Journal title: Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy. Volume: 11. Publication date: Spring 2004. Page number: i+. © 2009 Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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