African-American history, urban, civil rights, history of sports
Ph.D., Florida State University (1994)
Professor Bartley, a native of Jacksonville, Florida, is the director of the Pan-African Studies program at Clemson University. He came to Clemson in 2004 from the University of Akron, where he taught for ten years and helped build a vibrant Pan-African studies program. He is also the author of several essays on race, politics, and the Civil Rights movement.