Graduate Studies

Graduate Certificate Program & Master of Arts in Africana Studies

Faculty

Chair:
E. Anthony Hurley, Ph.D.

Director of Graduate Studies:
L. H. Owens, Ph.D.

Floris Barnett Cash -
Associate Professor,
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook (1986): 
Affiliate appointment with History; U.S. social and political history; African-American history; Latin American history.
Email: Floris.Cash@stonybrook.edu

Georges Fouron -
Professor,
Ed.D., Teachers College,
Columbia University (1985): Social studies education; bilingual education; identity; Haiti; immigrants' experience in America; transnationalism.
Email: Georges.Fouron@stonybrook.edu

Dawn P. Harris
Assistant Professor,
Ph.D., History--York University (2009) 
History of punishment in the British Caribbean during the 19th century and those relating to issues of women and gender during the colonial period.
E-mail: dpharris@sunysb.edu

E. Anthony Hurley -
Associate Professor,
Ph.D., Rutgers University: 
Affiliate appointment with European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Francophone literature of the Caribbean and Africa; Caribbean poetics; AfroCaribbean culture; Caribbean American literature.
Email: Anthony.Hurley@stonybrook.edu

L. H. Owens -
Associate Professor,
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside:
Affiliate appointment with History; African-American social history; black family; civil rights movement; slavery.
Email: Leslie.Owens@stonybrook.edu


Tracey Walters -
Associate Professor,
Ph.D. Howard University:
Affiliate appointment with the English Department; African American Literature; Caribbean Literature; African Literature; Pan-African Literature; Black British Literature and Culture; 20th Century American and British Literature; journalism.
Email: Tracey.Walters@stonybrook.edu

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Affiliate Faculty

David L. Ferguson -
Professor,
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley:
Department of Technology and Society; Quantitative methods; computer applications (especially intelligent tutorial systems and decision support systems); mathematics, science and engineering education.
Email: David.Ferguson@stonybrook.edu

Barbara E. Frank -
Associate Professor,
Ph.D. Indiana University:
Art; African art history, especially West Africa; and arts of the African Diaspora and ancient Mesoamerica.
Email: Barbara.Frank@stonybrook.edu

Patrice Nganang -
Assistant Professor,
Ph.D., Johann Wolfgang goethe (Germany)
Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies; Postcolonial theory, media theory, cinima and colonialism, German literature and philosophy; African literature.
Email: Patrice.Nganang@stonybrook.edu

Oyeronke Oyewumi,
Associate Professor,
Ph.D., University of Ibadan and the University of California at Berkeley
Sociology of Gender, Sociology of Knowledge, Sociology of Culture, Comparative Historical-Sociology, Feminist Theory, Transnational Feminisms, Social Theory, Social Inequalities in Local, Regional, and Global systems, African Studies, (Post )Colonial Studies and Modernities. 
Email: oyeronke.oyewumi@sunysb.edu

Visiting Faculty
Prof. Angela Jones

Emeritus Professor(s)
Amiri Baraka - Professor Emeritus: Playwriting; pan-Africanism; contemporary affairs; literature. In may 2001 Professor Amiri Baraka was inducted into the National Academy of Arts & Letters. Also, On November 18, 2001 he will receive the James Weldon Johnson Medal from the James Weldon Johnson Foundation and the Schomburg Center in recognition of his stellar achievements.
Email: N/A

"On behalf of the Governor of the State of New Jersey, the New Jersey Council for the Humanities has selected Professor Amiri Barakbe the Poet Laureate of the State of New Jersey for a two-year term beginning July 2002."

Welcome to the Spring 2014 Semester!

 

For the most up-to-date information, pictures and relevant discussions, visit the new Stony Brook University Africana Studies Department Facebook page!

Check out the AFS Spring 2014 course offerings! Contact the instructing professor for more information about any of the courses.

 

News:

Congratulations to Associate Professor of Literature, Tracey L. Walters, who received the Outstanding Faculty Member Award from the Stony Brook University Chapter of the NAACP!

Congratulations to Doloresse Cham, the recipient of the 2013 Bliss Verdon Memorial Scholarship.

Congratulations to Delja Revander, the recipient of the 2013 Richard B. Moore Scholarship. 

 

Events:

Department of Africana Studies • Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-4340
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