​Welcome to the department of

africana studies



Degree of the past, present and future

Africana studies challenges students to question stereotypes, challenge assumptions

Monica Coleman named new Cochran Scholar

Monica A. Coleman is the new John and Patricia Cochran Scholar of Inclusive Excellence, which recognizes excellence, creativity and commitment to inclusiveness on campus and beyond.

Teaching in the new normal

Senior Africana studies and sociology major looks at how educators continue to adapt amid the ongoing pandemic

In Memoriam: James E. Newton

Campus community remembers long-time faculty member, mentor and artist

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