Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar, Ph.D.

Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar’s research interests include the 20th century United States, with a focus in African American history.

African American Studies U.S. Popular Culture Black Nationalism Social History Twentieth-Century United States

David Walton

Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Black Studies Program · Western Carolina University

David Walton's current research projects focus on the Black Power Movement of Detroit and Detroit's underground economy of the 1980s-1990s.

African Studies Black Radical THought History of Hip-Hop Black Power Movement African American Studies

Sharon Austin

Professor · University of Florida

Sharon Wright Austin’s teaching and research interests are in American government, urban politics and African American politics.

Southern Politics African American Politics Urban Politics

Seretha Williams, PhD

Chair of English and World Languages · Augusta University

Professor Williams is an expert in Africa and African Diaspora, Digital Humanities, and Digital Publication.

Digital Publication Africa and African Diaspora Digital Humanities

Marne L. Campbell

Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

African American History The American West 19th and 20th Century US History Gender and Women's HIstory Urban History

Vanessa Díaz

Associate Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Music oral & life histories Latin America political culture diasporas

Frederick W. Gooding, Jr.

Dr. Ronald E. Moore Professor in Humanities · Texas Christian University

Race, Racism and Discrimination in Pop Culture and/or Mainstream Media (e.g., movies, music and sports).

Sports Movies Discrimination Representations of Race Mainstream Media

Jessica Millward

Associate Professor of History and African American Studies · UC Irvine

Her research focuses on comparative slavery and emancipation, African American history, gender and the law.

Anti-Black violence African American History Humanities U.S. History Juneteenth

Garrison Paige

Lecturer of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Garrison Paige is a Lecturer at Loyola Marymount University and an expert in African American Studies.

Education Writing African American Studies

Magaela Bethune

Assistant Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Dr. Magaela Bethune is an expert on adolescent socialization, behavior, health, & development at intersections of race, gender, & sexuality.

Black Adolescence African American Studies Race & Health Health Policy & Policy Studies Race

Aaron Kupchik

Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. Kupchik focuses on juvenile justice and the punishment and policing of youth in schools, courts, and correctional facilities.

Crime and Inequality in Schools Crime and Incarceration Crime Rates Juvenile Justice Correctional Facilities

Nathan Kweku John

Assistant Professor | English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Poetry Writing African-American Studies English

Adriana Lacy

Lecturer of Journalism · Loyola Marymount University

Journalism Audience Engagement African American Studies Social Media Platforms Technology

Jeffrey McCune, Jr.

DIrector · University of Rochester

Jeffrey Q. McCune, Jr. directs the Frederick Douglass Institute and is an expert on matters of race, gender, and equality.

Black Queer Theologies Performance Studies Masculinity Studies critical race, gender, and sexuality theory Popular Culture and Media Communication

Wendi Williams, Ph.D.

Provost and Senior Vice President · Fielding Graduate University

Psychologist, advocate, and educator, Dr.Wendi Williams applies her work at the intersection of education and psychology

Academic & Administrative Leadership Diversity, Equity & Inclusion African American Studies Intersectionality Feminism

Nancy D. Campbell

Professor and Graduate Program Director, Science and Technology Studies (STS) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the history of science, technology, and medicine as it relates to drug policy and the social significance of drugs

Opioid Crisis Harm Reduction Opioid Overdose History of Science & Medicine Gender & Addiction

Dr Joseph Yannielli

Lecturer, History · Aston University

Dr Yannielli’s main fields of interest are slavery and abolition, with a special focus on America during the nineteenth century.

Social Movements Slavery in the United States Slavery Abolition Slavery in West Africa

Professor Kehinde Andrews

Professor of Black Studies · Birmingham City University

Kehinde Andrews is Professor of Black Studies and Director of the Centre for Critical Social Research at Birmingham City University.

Black Lives Matter Community Activism Ethnicity Race Racism

Reshma Shah

Professor in the Practice of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Relationship Marketing Customer and Partner Retention Integrated Marketing Communications Brand and Category Management Marketing Processes and Performance

Alan J. Singer

Professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology · Hofstra University

Alan Singer specializes in social studies education and United States history.

Social Studies Education United States History History of Slavery Teaching race. ethnicity and class