Terron Ferguson

Program Director, American Studies Program, Salzburg Global Seminar

Terron Ferguson is the program director for the American Studies Program at Salzburg Global Seminar, based in the US. His professional background consists of various roles, including working as a special needs education teacher with Teach For America and as a death penalty attorney at the Equal Justice Initiative with Bryan Stevenson. Prior to joining Salzburg Global in 2020, Terron was awarded a German Chancellor Fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. In partnership with the Universit├Ąt Leipzig, he moved to Leipzig, Germany and facilitated a clinical project where students combined traditional qualitative research methods with truth and reconciliation strategies to research World War II, the Holocaust, denazification, and German memory culture. He then returned to Washington, D.C. to expand his professional services practice. Terron earned a B.A. in philosophy (magna cum laude) from Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, USA, and a J.D. from New York University School of Law where he was the student convocation speaker.


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