Faculty and Staff

Judith Casselberry

Judith Casselberry

Associate Professor of Africana Studies
African-American culture, The construction and performance of raced, gendered, and religious identities
Tess Chakkalakal

Tess Chakkalakal

Associate Professor of Africana Studies and English´╗┐
Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century American Literature, African American Literature, The Novel, Literary History, Law and Literature
On leave for the 2016-17 academic year.
Brian Purnell

Brian Purnell

Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History Director of Africana Studies Program
African American history (urban, oral, civil rights, and black power movement history), Modern United States history
Olufemi Vaughan

Olufemi Vaughan

Geoffrey Canada Professor of Africana Studies and History
African Political and Social History, Comparative Politics (Africa), African Diaspora Studies, Globalization and Transnationalism


Affiliated Faculty and Staff

Ericka Albaugh  (on leave for the 2016-17 academic year)
Associate Professor of Government
 
Dana Byrd

Assistant Professor of Art History

Guy Mark Foster
Associate Professor of English
 
David Gordon
Associate Professor of History

Tracy McMullen
(on leave for the 2016-17 academic year)

Assistant Professor of Music

Scott MacEachern
Professor of Anthropology

Elizabeth Muther 
Associate Professor of English

H. Roy Partridge
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Patrick Rael
 (on leave for the 2016-17 academic year)
Professor of History

Hanétha Vété-Congolo
  
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures
Chair of Romance Languages and Literatures Department

Anthony E. Walton
Writer-in-Residence

Program Coordinator: Elizabeth H. Palmer

Phone: (207) 725-3272
Fax: (207) 725-3023