TEMPLE UNIVERSITY Department of Africology and African American Studies Assistant Professor of Africology and African American Studies Tenure Track Job Posting Assistant Professor in Africology and African American Studies at Temple University The Department of Africology and African American Studies seeks to hire a tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor. The.. read more →

Recent News

August 11, 2016

Dr. Sonja Peterson-Lewis has taken a sabbatical leave for the academic year, 2016-17. She will be researching discrimination against lower income African Americans in Florida by corporations and government entities that discount harm to environments occupied by African Americans.   Dr. Kimani Nehusi has just published his long anticipated classic, Libation: An Afrikan Heritage in.. read more →

Temple University 2004 African American Studies PHD, Dr. Virgilette Nzingha Gaffin Receives Recognition For her work on African American Studies at Cheyney University, February, 2016. Dr. Frank G. Pogue, Interim President of Cheyney University, stands with Dr. Virgilette Nzingha Gaffin (r) after she gave the keynote address at Cheyney’s first Black History Month event for.. read more →

Melanie McCoy, former President of the Undergraduate Association of the Department of African American Studies, was admitted into every graduate program she applied to for the Masters. She has decided to accept the offer to attend Georgia State University for its concentration on academic excellence and social responsibility.  We are very proud of Melanie.  Over.. read more →

Professor Molefi Kete Asante has recently published three new books Professor Ama Mazama’s new book has been reviewed and is creating a sensation in education Professor Kimani Nehusi’s newest book on Libations is the first such book in the field; it is out now The Department will celebrate all of these books at our Book.. read more →