Dr, Hobbs is Associate Provost for Academic Affairs at Florida Memorial University and the Founding Director of FMU's Social Justice Institute. Dr. Hobbs is a graduate of Florida A&M University (B.A., History) and Florida State University, where she earned her doctoral degree in United States History, and Historical Administration and Public History. She was former chair of the Social Sciences Department of FMU and has taught courses in American, African American, oral history, and public history at Florida A&M University, Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia, and John Tyler Community College, in Chester, Virginia.

In addition to her teaching experience, she has served as a researcher, writer, consultant, and director for a number of public and oral history projects in Florida and Virginia, including the African American Trailblazers in Virginia History Program, a statewide educational program focused on celebrating African American History. Her professional experience includes serving as Director of Projects and Program for the John G. Riley Museum and Center of African American History and Culture, located in Tallahassee, Florida.

Dr. Hobbs is the author of the book, Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida, published in August 2015, which examines four lynchings that are critical to the understanding of the origins, present, and future of civil rights in Florida.

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