Dr. Samuel J. Hogsette is not only a historian, he is also a skilled educator. Currently, Dr. Hogsette is Manager of Public Programs at the Detroit Historical Society. In addition to his duties at the museum, Sam is a Part-Time faculty member of the Department of History at Wayne State University, and Adjunct faculty at Lawrence Technological University. Dr. Hogsette has taught for over thirteen years at both the College and University levels. Dr. Hogsette has researched and edited a biography of Sherman Howard the Oldest Living Black NFL Player and has done extensive historical work on radical political formations and ideologies.
Samuel received a PhD in history from Wayne State University, and a MA and BA in history from Chicago State University. Dr. Hogsette is a current ROSE award nominee and has earned many awards and recognitions. Dr. Samuel J. Hogsette is a member of the American Historical Association, American Association for State and Local History, Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Union of Part-Time Faculty Wayne State University, Detroit Chapter Black Panther Party History Project, and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.