Seretha Williams

Interim 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

Joseph Jordan

Director, Sonya Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History · UNC at Chapel Hill

For more than 20 years Joseph Jordan has been an educator, researcher and program manager in the arts and in cultural heritage

African / Afro - American Studies African American Culture Black and Native American Interactions Afro-Latin Studies Racial Justice

Frederick Gooding

Associate Professor, African-American Studies · 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

Vanessa Díaz

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

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Cuba Latin America oral & life histories

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

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

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

Sara Johnson

Associate Professor of Literature · UC San Diego

Sara Johnson focuses on literature, theory and history of the Hispanophone, Francophone and Anglophone Caribbean and its diasporas.

Diaspora Hemispheric Studies Caribbean Literature Francophone Literature African Diaspora

Nancy D. Campbell

Professor and Department Head, 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 (Research) · Aston University

Joseph 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

Patricia Parker, Ph.D.

Department Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Uses organizational communication theories to explore how discourses of race, gender and class intersect with girls’ and women's leadership.

Community Engagement Girl's and Women's Empowerment Youth Activism Community Engaged Scholarship Social Justice Leadership

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

Dr. Kehinde Andrews

Professor of Black Studies · Birmingham City University

Kehinde Andrews is interested in the areas of race, ethnicity and racism, black studies and how communities overcome inequality.

Scholar Activisim Ethnography Community Inequality Race and Ethnicity Black Studies

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

Stephen Duncan

Professor of Screenwriting · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Film and Television Drama and Comedy; Screenwriting Directing and Producing

Shonda Buchanan

Senior Lecturer of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Shonda Buchanan is an award-winning poet and educator who explores race, ethnicity, migration, class, community and culture in her work.

Strategic Communications Public Speaking English with Creative Writing Creative Writing Copy Editing

Darnise Martin

Clinical Associate Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

womanist theology African Diaspora Religion Religious Studies Theology and Culture African American History

Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Barbara Lang

Lecturer of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Jesmyn Ward

Professor · Tulane University

Critically acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward is a two-time National Book Award Winner and professor of creative writing.

Communication English Creative Writing Media Studies