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Africana Studies

Faculty and Staff

Judith S. Casselberry  (on leave of absence for the fall 2013 semester)
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.

Laura Premack
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Africana Studies and Latin American Studies

Brian Purnell
Assistant 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

CFD Postdoctoral Fellow in Art History

Guy Mark Foster
Assistant Professor of English
20th century African American literature, lesbian and gay studies, interracial literature
David Gordon
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 
Associate 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

Program Coordinator: Glynis Wears Siegel
Phone: (207) 725-3272
Fax: (207) 725-3023