Abena Asare, Ph.D.

 

 

Abena Ampofoa Asare is Assistant Professor of Modern African Affairs specializing in West African post-colonial history. Her research spans questions of migration, human rights, and transitional justice in Africa and the African diaspora. Published in both policy-focused and academic journals, her work focuses on the importance of marginalized histories when contemplating questions of African social and political progress. She is currently working on a book manuscript entitled A Survivors' History of Ghana: Memories of Human Rights and Resistance in the National Reconciliation Commission. 

Contact Information:

S-235 Social & Behavioral Sciences Building          
Office: (631) 632-1366
E-mail: Abena.Asare@stonybrook.edu

Welcome to the Fall 2014 Semester!

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

 

News:

Check out assistant professor Zebulon Miletsky's recent discussion in HuffPost Live, "Race: More Than Skin Deep."

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 assistant professor Abena Asare who was awarded a 2014 Presidential Mini-Grant for Departmental Diversity.

 

Events:

AFS Presents:

To Protect and Serve Who? : A Dialogue on Michael Brown and Eric Garner

Wednesday, October 7th, 1pm

AFS Library/ SBS S-224

 

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