Faculty

Director and Associate Professor of History

Thomas L. Bynum, Ph.D.

Full-time Affiliated Faculty of African American Studies Program

Foster Amey, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology

Adonijah Bakari, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History

Cedric Dent, Ph.D.
Professor of Music

Carmelita Dotson, MSW
Lecturer, Social Work

Laura Dubek, Ph.D.
Professor of English

Cheryl Ellis, Ph.D.
Professor of Health Education and Promotion

Bichaka Fayissa
Professor of Economics

Sekou Franklin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science

Hari Garbharran, Ph.D. 
Professor of Global Studies and Cultural Geography
 
Frances Henderson, Ph.D. 
Lecturer, English
 

Jackie Jackson, Ph.D. (Retired)
Professor of English 

Jerden Johnson, Ph.D. (Retired)
Associate Professor of Psychology

Clarence Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy

Newtona (Tina) Johnson, Ph.D. 
Professor of English and Interim Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Nancy Kelker, Ph.D.
Professor of Art History

Leah Lyons, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of French

Aliou Ly, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History

Michelle Stevens, Ph.D.                                                                          
Associate Professor of Professional Counseling
 
Moses Tesi, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science

Barbara Turnage, Ph.D. 
Professor of Social Work

Laura White, Ph.D.
Professor of English

Gloria Wilson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Art Education

Louis L. Woods, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History

Part-time Faculty of African American Studies Program

Magaela Bethune, MPA. (ABD)