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Program Director

Tru Leverette Hall, Professor of English

Affiliated Faculty

Felicia Bevel, Assistant Professor of History

Rosa De Jorio, Professor and Anthropology Program Coordinator

Brandi Denison, Associate Professor and Religious Studies Program Coordinator

Sophie Filibert, Associate Professor of School Counseling

Jonathan Grant, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies

Greg Helmick, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Chau Kelly, Associate Professor and History Graduate Program Coordinator

Sarah LaChance Adams, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Florida Blue Center for Ethics

Sarah Provost, Associate Professor of Musicology

Justin Rogers, Assistant Professor of History

Dawn Witherspoon, Assistant Professor of Psychology

Contributing Scholars and Specialists

James Beasley, Associate Professor of English

Keith Cartwright, Professor and Chair, Department of English

Laura Heffernan, Professor of English

Clayton McCarl, Professor of Spanish and Digital Humanities

Agnès Schaffauser, Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies

David Sheffler, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History

Susan Swiatosz, Head of Special Collections



The Africana Studies Program is located in the Office of Interdisciplinary Programs (OIDP), Building 8/Room 2003, 904-620-2976.

Dr. Tru Leverette Hall (she/her), Director of Africana Studies
Lamar Boyde, OIDP Office Manager

Banner images: Toni Morrison (Library of Congress), participants in 1963 March on Washington (Library of Congress), Langston Hughes (Library of Congress)