Dr. Michael Boston
Dr. Boston holds a PhD from SUNY Buffalo. He specializes in American History, including the Underground Railroad, Civil Rights, the Black Power Movement, Black Leadership, and Black Intellectual History.
Dr. John Karefah Marah
Professor and Interim Chair for Spring 2014
Dr. Marah holds an EdD from Syracuse University. He specializes in African Politics and Society, Orature, African and African American Literatures, and Pan-Africanism.
Dr. F. Nwabueze Okoye
Dr. Okoye holds a PhD from UCLA. He specializes in African and African American History, including Precolonial and Colonial History, Black-White Relationships, and Institutional Racism.
Dr. J. Roger Kurtz
Professor of English and Interim Chair of AAS (on leave, Spring 2014)
Dr. Kurtz holds a PhD from the University of Iowa. He specializes in East African Literatures.
Poetry Out Loud Recitation Competition
6 pm - 8 pm
American Democracy Project Lecture: Janet Poppendieck
5 pm - 5:45 pm