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africana studies



Giving Tuesday

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving our community will come together for GivingTuesday, a global day of philanthropy. You can explore projects featured in the college including research and experiential learning opportunities​.

National Council for Black Studies relocates to UD

The premiere organization for Black studies finds a new home in 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

Amanda Lukoff

Filmmaker and Media & Marketing Manager

Brooklynn Hitchens, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

Sharon Hayes

Senior Director, Global Compensation, Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, California

AliShah J. Watson

Executive Director, Culture Restoration Project, Wilmington, Delaware

Allana Cook

Social Services Specialist

Ashlee Johnson

Attorney Negotiator at District of Columbia Superior Court

Kristin Rowe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of American Studies, California State University, Fullerton