Dr. Sharon Austin’s Promotion to Full Professor

The UF African American Studies Program congratulates its Director, Dr. Sharon Austin, for her promotion to full professor.  She has also received a University of Florida Term Professorship.  Dr. Austin… Read More

AFA Faculty Win Grants!

Several of the African American Studies core faculty members, affiliate faculty members, and advisory board members are members of research teams that have been awarded Intersections Grants from the Mellon Foundation (organized by the Center… Read More

Welcome Dr. Ashley Robertson Preston

Dr. Ashley Robertson Preston will join the African American Studies faculty this fall.  She received a doctorate in African Diaspora History/Public History from Howard University.  This fall, Dr. Preston will… Read More

Dr. Vincent Adejumo Wins Teacher of the Year Award

Dr. Vincent Adejumo is one of the recipients of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teacher of the Year Award.  Dr. Adejumo has been teaching several courses for the… Read More