August 25, 2017

Africana Studies Faculty Update for Fall 2017

  • Dr. Clifford Campbell joins the AFS faculty for 2017-2018
  • Professor Robert Blunt takes on role of Acting program chair for 2017-2018

Africana Studies would like to extend a warm welcome to visiting professor, Dr. Clifford Campbell for the 2017-2018 academic year. Dr. Campbell received a BA in history and archaeology at the University of the West Indies (Mona) in Kingston Jamaica. He completed a Masters degree at West Chester University and a Ph.D. in African History at the University of Ghana in Accra. Dr. Cambell has taught most recently at Lincoln University and Temple University in Philadelphia. He continues to research the following topics: West African history, Ghana, women in Africa and reverse migrations of the African Diaspora. He also teaches courses on the Caribbean influence on Pan-Africanism. His latest publication is “The Ghana Reader: History, Culture, Politics” 2016, from Duke University Press.

Dr. Campbell’s office will be in OCGE 219.

 

Professor Wendy Wilson-Fall, the Africana Studies Program Chair will be on sabbatical for the 2017-2018 academic year. Filling in for the year as Chair of the program is Professor Robert Blunt, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies.

Professor Blunt can be found in Pardee 323.