Research Interests: African American history, agricultural history, black rural communities, the black family.
Director of Graduate Studies, Professor
Carolyn Calloway-Thomas studies intercultural communication, African American communication, intersections between empathy and conflict, and pedagogy and civic engagement.
Research Interests: Early black literature, black autobiography, black intellectual traditions, history and construction of black studies as an academic discipline.
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor
Director of the African American Dance Company
Research/Creative Interests: Modern dance, jazz and ethnic dance, teaching and choreography.
Research Interests: Restorative justice, transformers of racially segmented communities and societies, coparative sociological, anthropological, and psychological thought, culturally pluralistic civic identities and practices.
My research covers a variety of topics, from African American Literature to contemporary horror films, but at heart my work always asks how otherness is made monstrous in the text and/or how the “monster” reclaims its humanity.
My research interests are centered on questions of resistance and the social justice revolutions found within American political history.
Professor of Practice
Research Interests: Art of North America and the African diaspora, race and representation, visual arts of the Harlem/Negro Renaissance, art and visual culture during the Great Depression, caricature and stereotype in American art and popular culture, art and appropriation.
- A.B. Assensoh
- Winona Fletcher
- Herman Hudson *
- Phyllis Klotman *
- Audrey McCluskey
- John McCluskey Jr.
- James E. Mumford
- William Wiggins Jr.
- Vernon J. Williams Jr.