​Welcome to the department of

africana studies



MVP Awards

Members of the women's basketball team nominated two Africana Studies professors for the honor.

National Humanities Center grant awards

Emerging Africana Studies scholar receives NHC funding

High UD honors go to James Newton, Rae Jones Avery

Honorary degree, medal of distinction awarded for exemplary service

Carrying the torch

Professor Leland Ware carries on Louis L. Redding’s legacy as a civil rights champion

Haley Magwood

Candidate for the October 2020 Maryland Bar Examination

Amanda Lukoff

Co-Owner of Thorough Productions and Director of Media & Marketing at Custom Safaris

Brooklyn Hitchens

Rutgers University, Department of Sociology, PhD Program and Ralph J. Bunche Graduate Fellow

Sharon Hayes

Finance Associate

AliShah J. Watson

Program Coordinator for Educate to Innovate

Allana Cook

Social Services Specialist at Delores J. Baylor Women's Correctional Institution

Ashlee Johnson

J.D. Candidate at Wake Forest University School of Law, 2016

Kristin Rowe

Michigan State University Graduate Student and Coordinator of the Undergraduate Specialization in African American and African S

Shakir McLean

Medical Student at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University