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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

  • Dr. Manoucheka Celeste Wins A Second Book Award!

    September 7, 2018

    Dr. Manoucheka Celeste, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Gender, Women’s Studies, and Sexualities Research, recently won the Diamond ...
  • Dr. Sharon Austin’s Promotion to Full Professor

    June 21, 2018

    The UF African American Studies Program congratulates its Director, Dr. Sharon Austin, for her promotion to full professor.  She has ...
  • 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 ...