Master's in Liberal Arts with a Concentration in Africana Studies

Africana Studies Core Faculty

Holly Dunn
Research interests include post-conflict justice, rule of law, legal pluralism, legal politics, gender justice, and qualitative and critical methods

Omotayo Jolaosho
Research interests include performance, political aesthetics, activism, social movements, embodiment, and public memory.

Edward Kissi
Research interests include African history, genocide, human rights, and U.S. foreign position.

Laurie Lahey
Research interests include race and racism in American history, the African Diaspora, 20th century social movements, and religion and politics. 

David Ponton
Research interests include African American history, gender and security, and the sociology of race.

Cheryl Rodriquez
Research interests include African-American anthropology, communal ethnography, women and gender in Africa and the Diaspora, youth and community organizations, and race, gender, and housing.

Kersuze Simeon-Jones
Research interests include intellectual history, literary movements, political thought and movements of the black Diaspora, Haiti’s national history, and Women’s History.