​Welcome to the department of

africana studies



History as a Change-Making Tool

Kathryn Benjamin Golden, assistant professor of Africana studies at the University of Delaware, is a historian partly because she views history as a change-making tool.

Farming activism

UD grad student uses lessons from the past to combat food injustice

In recognition of distinguished original research

James M. Jones, Anthony M. Kossiakoff elected to National Academy of Sciences

MVP Awards

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

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