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.
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor
Research Interests: Early black literature, black autobiography, black intellectual traditions, history and construction of black studies as an academic discipline.
Director of the African American Dance Company, Professor
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.
Research Interests: African and American history; history of behavioral and social sciences; African/black diaspora history.
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.