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Africana Studies

Faculty and Staff

Judith S. Casselberry 
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
African-American culture and the construction and performance of raced, gendered, and religious identities.
Tess E. Chakkalakal 
Associate Professor of Africana Studies and English
Director of the Africana Studies Program

Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century American Literature, African American Literature, The Novel, Literary History, Law and Literature.

Brian Purnell (on leave for the fall 2014 semester)
Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History

Olufemi O. Vaughan
 
Geoffrey Canada Professor of Africana Studies and History


Affiliated Faculty and Staff

Ericka Albaugh  
Assistant Professor of Government
 
Dana Byrd

Assistant Professor of Art History

Guy Mark Foster (on leave for the 2014-15 academic year)
Associate Professor of English
20th century African American literature, lesbian and gay studies, interracial literature
 
David Gordon (on leave for the 2014-15 academic year)
Associate Professor of History

Tracy McMullen

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 
Professor of History
Jennifer R. Scanlon
Professor of Gender and Women's Studies;  Associate Dean for Faculty
Hanétha Vété-Congolo  
Associate Professor of Romance Languages
Anthony E. Walton
Writer-in-Residence
Program Coordinator: Glynis Wears Siegel
Phone: (207) 725-3272
Fax: (207) 725-3023