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Welcome Dr. Ashley Robertson Preston

Published: May 15th, 2018

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

Congratulations Graduates!

Published: May 7th, 2018

The African American Studies Program congratulates the students who have graduated during the 2017-18 academic year.  Go Gators! December 2017 Graduates with the Major Andres Arroyo Charly Cadet Shannon Lewis… Read More

Dr. Sharon Austin Publishes a New Book!

Published: Feb 24th, 2018

Dr. Sharon Austin, Director of the African American Studies Program and Associate Professor of Political Science, recently published her third book.  The State University of New York at Albany Press… Read More

Dr. Vincent Adejumo Wins Teacher of the Year Award

Published: Feb 13th, 2018

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

Mentoring At-Risk Youth Summer Course

Published: Aug 8th, 2016

In summer session B 2016, Dr. Vincent Adejumo taught a service-learning course entitled “Mentoring At-Risk Youth”. This service-learning course entails students at the University of Florida critically analyzing concepts and… Read More