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The African American Studies program is one of the fastest growing majors at UF. The degree program provides students with a variety of innovative courses by applying creative cultural methods of teaching while examining the African American experience.

Recent News

  • Congratulations Graduates!

    May 7, 2018

    The African American Studies Program congratulates the students who have graduated during the 2017-18 academic year.  Go Gators! December 2017 Graduates ...
  • Congratulations Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn

    May 7, 2018

    On Friday April 20th, Nkwanda Joh, the Director of the Cultural Arts Coaliton, Inc. presented Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn with the ...
  • Dr. Sharon Austin Publishes a New Book!

    February 24, 2018

    Dr. Sharon Austin, Director of the African American Studies Program and Associate Professor of Political Science, recently published her third ...
  • Dr. Sharon Austin Writes Articles for The Conversation

    February 13, 2018

    On February 7, 2018, Dr. Sharon Austin published an article entitled, “Black Americans Most Left Behind by Progress since Dr. ...
  • Congratulations Sharon Burney

    February 13, 2018

    African American Studies Program Assistant, Sharon Burney, has been awarded a Superior Accomplishment Award.  Please join us in congratulating her ...