African and African-American Studies
Choate House, HB 6134
34 North Main Street
Hanover, NH 03755
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The “Life of Malcolm X” murals were painted by Florian Jenkins in 1972. The eight panels depict the life and assassination of the human rights activist. The murals were sponsored by the Afro-American Society and are located in Cutter-Shabazz Hall.
Stephon Alexander - E. E. Just 1907 Professor of Natural Sciences
Research Interests:Theoretical Cosmology; Quantum Gravity, String Theory, Modified Theories of Gravity; Instrument Acoustic Modeling, Geometry and Math of Music. Learn about the E. E. Just Program.
Robert Baum - Associate Professor of AAAS and Religion
Research Interests: African religious and social history, African diasporic religions, religious responses to imperialism and to racism, and the religious construction of gender.
Michael Chaney - Associate Professor of English
Research Interests: Nineteenth-century American and African-American literature and culture.
Professor Chaney's research and teaching about the enslaved potter David Drake is the subject of this Dartmouth Now article.
Ayo Abietou Coly - Associate Professor of AAAS and Comparative Literature
Research Interests: African literatures and cinema, postcolonial theory, colonial and postcolonial masculinities, human rights.
Professor Coly reflects on the life and legacy of Chinua Achebe in this Dartmouth Now article.
Laura Edmondson - Associate Professor of Theater
Research Interests: East African theatre and performance; theatre activism; performance of violence and war.
J. Martin Favor - Associate Professor of English
Research Interests: African American literature; Harlem Renaissance; Black identity in literature.
Susanne E. Freidberg - Professor of Geography
Research Interests: Food & agriculture, African ecology.
Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina - Professor of English and Chair of AAAS
Research Interests: The novel; Victorian and modern British literature; Black British literature; African American literature.
Reena Goldthree - Assistant Professor of AAAS
Research Interests:Nationalism and Social Movements in Latin America and the Caribbean; African Diaspora in Latin America; Africana Political Thought; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Migration Studies
Frederick Haas - Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music
Interests: Saxophone, jazz piano, jazz improvisation, jazz history and music theory.
Rashauna Johnson - Assistant Professor of History
Research Interests: 19th century African Diaspora, African-American history, women and gender, US South.
Deborah K. King- Associate Professor of Sociology
Research Interests: African-American women's political ideology and activism, sociology of law.
Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch - Associate Professor of History
Research Interests: West Africa, political and urban history, African Diaspora studies.
Hafiz F. Shabazz - Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music
Interests: Improvisation and nonwestern music.
George R. Trumbull IV - Associate Professor of History
Research Interests: North Africa, Islam in Africa, Islamic Africa in global perspective, environmental history.
Sam A. M. Vásquez - Associate Professor of English
Research Interests: African American, Caribbean and other Black diasporic literatures.
Keith L. Walker - Professor of French
Research Interests: 19th and 20th century French literature; the intersection of French and Francophone literary cultures; Aimé Césaire; colonial and postcolonial studies; Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Maria Aparecida Andrade Salgueiro (winter term)
Last Updated: 7/2/14