Africana Studies

Department Chair: Bertrade Ngo-Ngijol Banoum (Carman Hall, Room 287)

Department Faculty: Professor: Mark Christian; Associate Professor: Bertrade Ngo-Ngijol Banoum, LaRose Parris, Anne Rice; Assistant Professors: Gary Ford, Mary Phillips

Africana Studies is a body of knowledge that records, describes, and analyzes the experience of people of African descent in all parts of the world, but especially in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Africana Studies appraises the past, examines the present, and seeks to shape the future.

Career Preparation: Department prepares students to have transferable skills that can suit teaching, social work, nursing, local government, and other potential professions.