Keith Green, Ph.D.
Cati Coe, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology
Stacy Gillard-Matthews, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Wayne Glasker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History
Katrina Hazzard-Donald, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology
Chineyere Osuji, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology
Muhammad Ahmad (Maxwell Stanford Jr.), Ph.D.
Robert Miller, Ph.D.
Mahdi Ibn-Ziyad, Ph.D.
The program in Africana studies is designed to provide students with a
sound understanding of the black experience nationally and
internationally. The interdepartmental and interdisciplinary features of
the program allow for a broad and varied exposure to black culture,
economics, politics, and history from Africa to the Americas. Each
Africana studies major must take 36 credits in courses approved for the
major. Thus, the program focuses the course of study on material that
prepares students for meaningful careers of their choice and/or
Students who wish to major or minor in Africana studies should
consult with the program director. A grade-point average of 2.0 or
better is required in courses for the major or minor in Africana
In addition to the college curriculum requirements, see the Major Requirements page for the requirements that must be met to satisfy the Africana studies major.