Biography and History

Julius E. Coles was the director of Africare, an African-American-led non-profit organization for development aid to Africa, from 2001-2009. Following his graduation from Morehouse College, where he received his B.A. in 1964, and Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where he received the Masters of Public Affairs in 1966, Coles served in the U.S. Government Foreign Service until 1994. Subsequently, he served as the director of Howard University’s Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center (1994-1997) and Morehouse College’s Andrew Young Center for International Affairs (1997-2002).

Source: From the finding aid for MC244