Isaac Jasper pursued and completed a Master of Science in conflict analysis and resolution with an individualized concentration in community orality, resilience, and repair. Joining JMJP in 2022 lending himself to community work through conducting oral interviews with community leaders, activists, and students. Isaac supported media creation through lending skills as an assistant photographer to illustrate the work of JMJP through six fieldwork trips.
Leading into his graduation Isaac conducted research on the discovery of the first Eastern Shore case of a young Black girl who was killed the day of George Armwood’s lynching. Isaac has also contributed to expansion of the JMJP into connecting the stories of the Nanticoke Indian Tribe and the Black experience.
“I hope to continue working alongside the JMJP in the years to come as it is central to the notion that we must lend our scholarship to be in and assist our communities. Not to take from and leave in the continual wake of historical destruction.”