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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

  • AFA Faculty Win Grants!

    June 12, 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 ...
  • Welcome Dr. Ashley Robertson Preston

    May 15, 2018

    Dr. Ashley Robertson Preston will join the African American Studies faculty this fall.  She received a doctorate in African Diaspora ...
  • 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 ...