Faculty

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W. Oliver Baker

  • Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies

Email: wxb5140@psu.edu

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Ray Block

  • Associate Professor of Political Science and African American Studies

Phone: (814) 863-7660

Email: rjb6233@psu.edu

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Jim Casey

  • Assistant Research Professor of African American Studies

Email: jzc6406@psu.edu

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Ebony Coletu

  • Assistant Professor of African American Studies, English, and African Studies

Phone: (814) 863-2343

Email: euc179@psu.edu

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Amira Rose Davis

  • Assistant Professor of History, African American Studies, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Email: ard51@psu.edu

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J. Marlena Edwards

  • Assistant Professor of African American Studies, History, and African Studies

Phone: (814) 865-8719

Email: jue328@psu.edu

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Gabrielle Foreman

  • Paterno Family Professor of American Literature and Professor of African American Studies and History

Email: pgf5052@psu.edu

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Keith Gilyard

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and African American Studies
  • Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: (814) 865-9123

Email: rkg3@psu.edu

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Jennifer Hamer

  • Professor of African American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Senior Faculty Mentor, Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity

Email: JenniferHamer@psu.edu

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Christina Haynes

  • Associate Research Professor of African American Studies

Email: csh5401@psu.edu

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Abraham Khan

  • Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Communication Arts and Sciences

Phone: (814) 863-8966

Email: axk418@psu.edu

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Alex Lubin

  • Professor of African American Studies
  • Interim Director of Undergraduate Studies

Phone: (814) 865-7114

Email: alubin@psu.edu

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David Marriott

  • Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies

Email: dsm5581@psu.edu

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AnneMarie Mingo

  • Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Phone: (814) 867-5954

Email: axm583@psu.edu

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Shirley Moody-Turner

  • Associate Professor of English and African American Studies

Phone: (814) 863-9584

Email: scm18@psu.edu

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Linette Park

  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow of African American Studies

Email: lqp5334@psu.edu

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Candis Smith

  • Laurence and Lynne Brown-McCourtney Early Career Professor in the McCourtney Institute and Associate Professor of Political Science and African American Studies

Phone: (814) 863-8978

Email: cws5853@psu.edu

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Sam Tenorio

  • Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African American Studies

Phone: (814) 865-5888

Email: sut508@psu.edu

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Darryl Thomas

  • Associate Professor of African American Studies

Phone: (814) 863-2427

Email: dct10@psu.edu

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Timeka Tounsel

  • Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Media Studies

Phone: (814) 865-9496

Email: tnt14@psu.edu

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Niki vonLockette

  • Associate Professor of Public Policy and African American Studies

Phone: (814) 865-5672

Email: ntd10@psu.edu

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Dara Walker

  • Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Phone: (814) 865-5005

Email: duw482@psu.edu

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Michael West

  • Professor of African American Studies, History, and African Studies
  • Fall 2020-Interim Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: (814) 865-6873

Email: mow5397@psu.edu