Shimelis Gulema, Ph.D.
An Assistant Professor of Africana Studies; specializing in Modern and contemporary Africa; The African Diaspora. Urbanization (urban space and its production, youth, urban cultural production, rural-urban ties), modernity/modernization, migration, national and transnational identities and ideologies (local, national, and diasporic), political economy, governance, development, and the politics of knowledge production. Ph.D. in African History (Post-Colonial Formations), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.
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!
Congratulations to M.A. Candidate in Africana Studies Shevonne Cleveland who will be presenting a paper at the 2014 Oxford University Women's Leadership Symposium!
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.
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