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Dr. Sharon Austin’s Promotion to Full Professor

Published: Jun 21st, 2018

The UF African American Studies Program congratulates its Director, Dr. Sharon Austin, for her promotion to full professor.  Dr. Austin has been a UF employee since 2001 and teaches courses… Read More

AFA Faculty Win Grants!

Published: Jun 12th, 2018

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

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

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