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Dr. Ike Achebe


Barrymore Bogues

Lyn Crost Professor of Social Sciences and Critical Theory and Director, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice

Africana Intellectual History and Political Thought

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Anani Dzidzienyo

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

African/Latin American History and Politics

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Françoise N. Hamlin

Associate Professor
African American History

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Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

Associate Professor

African Diaspora Feminisms and


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Lundy Braun

Royce Family Professor in Teaching Excellence and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Pathology, Medicine and Science Studies

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Matthew Pratt Guterl

History of Race and Race Relations

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Paget Henry

Professor and Interim Chair

Caribbean Philosophy and Sociology

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Tricia Rose

Professor and Director, Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

African American Cultural Politics and Gender Studies

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Elmo Terry-Morgan

Associate Professor and Artistic Director, Rites and Reason Theatre

African American Theatre Arts and Playwriting

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Affiliated Faculty

Adia Benton

Assistant Professor

Medical Anthropolgy and Public Health
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Radiclani Clytus

Assistant Professor

African American Literature and Visual Culture
American Studies
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Lina M. Fruzzetti

Royce Family Professor in Teaching Excellence and Professor


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Olakunle George

Associate Professor

African and Post-Colonial Literature
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Glenn C. Loury

Merton P. Stoltz Professor


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Dianne C. Ritchie, MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Lead, Transcultural Community Health Initiative

Community Health

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Rolland Murray

Associate Professor

African American Literature


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Besenia Rodriguez

Associate Dean of the College

African Diaspora Studies

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Faculty Emeriti

Dorothy Denniston

Associate Professor Emerita of English and Africana Studies




John Edgar Wideman

Professor Emeritus

of African American Literature




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Distinguished Visiting Faculty

Ifa Bayeza

Distinguished Artist in Residence

African American Theatre Arts and Literature

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Brenda Marie Osbey

Distinguished Visiting Professor

Africana Literature

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Visiting Faculty

Geri Augusto

Visiting Associate Professor

Public Policy, Science and Technology Studies

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Greg Tate

Visiting Professor

African American Music and Culture

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Visiting Scholars

Dr. Ike Achebe

Visiting Scholar

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Anthony V. Alfieri

Professor of Law and Dean's Distinguished Scholar

Director, Center for Ethics and Public Service

University of Miami School of Law

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Ibram X. Kendi

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Africana Studies

SUNY - Albany

Black History and Africana Studies

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Vanessa Fabien

Cogut Center for the Humanities

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow

Race and the Environment

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Karen Allen Baxter

Managing Director - Rites and
Reason Theatre

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Deborah L. Bowen

Academic Department Manager and Graduate Program Administrator

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Diagneris García

Department Administrative Coordinator

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Lisa A. Pardini

Editorial Assitant for CLR James Journal

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Alonzo T. Jones

Technical Director - Rites and
Reason Theatre

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