Raymond Wolters received a B.A. degree from Stanford (1960) and a Ph.D. from California, Berkeley (1967). He has been a member of the history department at Delaware since 1965, and is the author of six books: Negroes and the Great Depression (1970); The New Negro on Campus (1975); The Burden of Brown (1984); Right Turn (1996); Du Bois and His Rivals (2002); Race and Education, 1954-2007 (2009), and The Long Crusade: Profiles in Education Reform-1967-2014 (2015).
- Negroes and the Great Depression: The Problem of Economic Recovery (Greenwood Press, 1970).
- The New Negro on Campus: Black College Rebellions of the 1920s (Princeton University Press, 1975).
- The Burden of Brown: Thirty Years of School Desegregation (University of Tennessee Press, 1984).
- Right Turn: William Bradford Reynolds, The Reagan Administration, and Black Civil Rights (Transaction Publishers, 1996).
- DuBois and His Rivals (University of Missouri, 2003).
- Race and Education, 1954-2007 (University of Missouri, 2009).
- The Long Crusade: Profiles in Education Reform-1967-2014 (2015).