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When Black Studies was #BlackFamous

September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Dr. David Canton

Join us to meet Dr. David A. Canton, our new program director, and discover what the future holds for African American Studies at the University of Florida

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Dr. David Canton is Director of African American Studies Program and Associate Professor of History at the University of Florida. He graduated with a B.A. in History from Morehouse College, received his M.A. in Black Studies from The Ohio State University and PhD in history from Temple University.

He joins UF after teaching at Connecticut College from 2003-2020. During his tenure at Connecticut College, he served as Director of African Studies, Interim Dean of Institutional Equity and Inclusion, Chair of the History Department, Director of the Center of the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity and Co-Director of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program.


September 18
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm


African American Studies