An Unfinished Conversation on a Contested Space – Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Kerri Mosely-Hobbs, PhD

Founder and Executive Director of the More Than a Fraction foundation

As Founder and Executive Director of the More Than A Fraction Foundation Dr. Kerri Moseley-Hobbs continues an almost 20-year career in education. Her career includes serving in roles on both sides of education: administration and research/program development. This includes work in postsecondary (higher education) policy, regulation, and administration, as well as experiential learning, educational presentation and exposure, and historical research. Along with her extensive work with prestigious projects, she is a research author of a creative non-fiction book “More Than a Fraction: Based on a True Story” and is one of the voices in the history of Africans in America/African Americans of Virginia, the Southeast region, and beyond. Including in projects regarding the voices of pre-20th century Africans in America and African Americans, current major projects under the More Than A Fraction Foundation includes work with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the Virginia Governor’s Executive Mansion descendants committee, and the case study on the feasibility of reconciliation for the unfinished business of American slavery.

Prior to her career in higher education administration and leadership, Dr. Moseley-Hobbs worked as a promotion’s assistant and junior writer at The Baltimore Times Newspaper in Baltimore, Maryland. She was first published by the newspaper when she was 12 years old and continued to be published until she was 18 years old at which time she began her career in higher education.

Dr. Moseley-Hobbs holds a doctorate degree in Education and three degrees from the University of Maryland: a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, a master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Management, and a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA).

She is a 5th generation descendant of John Fraction, the subject of her first Creative Nonfiction book “More Than A Fraction: Based on A True Story”.


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