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Michael Boston

Dr. Michael Boston

Associate Professor
202C Hartwell Hall
Phone: (585) 395-5573
mboston@brockport.edu

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.


John Marah

Dr. John Karefah Marah

Professor, Interim Chair
201A Hartwell Hall
Phone: (585) 395-5571
jmarah@brockport.edu

Dr. Marah holds an EdD from Syracuse University. He specializes in African Politics & Society, Orature, African & African American Literatures, Contemporary African & African-American Women in Society, and Pan-Africanism.


Dr. Douglas Thomas

Associate Professor
202B Hartwell Hall
Phone: (585) 395-5823
dothomas@brockport.edu

Dr. Thomas holds a Ph.D. from Georgia State University. His specialties are West African religious history, Islam in Africa, and pre-colonial West African power structures.


Dr. Naomi R WilliamsDr. Naomi Williams

Assistant Professor
202A Hartwell Hall
Phone: (585) 395-5574
nrwillia@brockport.edu

Dr. Williams holds a PhD. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She specializes in African American History, Urban Politics, and Social & Economic Justice Movements.


Adjunct Professors

Mr. Howard Eagle

Lecturer
201B Hartwell Hall
Phone: (585) 395-2470
heagle@brockport.edu


Ms. Danielle Ponder

Adjunct Lecturer
201B Hartwell Hall
Phone: (585) 395-2470
dponder@brockport.edu


Yulanda McKinney

Rev. Yulanda McKinney

Adjunct Lecturer
201B Hartwell Hall
Phone: (585) 395-2470
ymckinne@brockport.edu


Karen Podsiadly

Ms. Karen M. Podsiadly

Adjunct Lecturer
B105 Seymour College Union
Phone: (585) 395-5245
kpodsiad@brockport.edu


AAS Staff

Ms. Vanessa Wais

Secretary
204 Hartwell Hall
Phone: (585) 395-2470
aasinfo@brockport.edu


Interdisciplinary Faculty

Ms. Jenise Anthony

Assistant Professor
Dance

Ms. Linda Edwards

Lecturer
Women and Gender Studies

Ms. Amber Humphrey

Lecturer
Women and Gender Studies

Dr. Sharon A. Jacobson

Lecturer
Women and Gender Studies

Mr. Khalid Saleem

African Music Specialist
Dance

Dr. Althea Tait

Assistant Professor
English

Dr. Angela Thompsell

Assistant Professor
History

Last Updated 8/13/18

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