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african and african diaspora studies

core faculty

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Martin Summers

Director of African and African Diaspora Studies
Associate Professor, History Department



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M. Shawn Copeland

Professor, Theology Department

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RĂ©gine Jean-Charles

Assistant Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures

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Rhonda Frederick

Associate Professor, English Department


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C. Shawn McGuffey

Associate Professor, Sociology Department


Anjali Vats

Assistant Professor, Communications Department

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Cynthia Young

Associate Professor, English Department

The core and affiliate faculty of the African and African Diaspora Studies program represent a wide variety of interests and approaches.