Director, Pan-African Studies and American Studies
Education: B.A. Oberlin, 1975; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1982.
Areas of Specialization: African American History, American Studies, African History.
Current Research Interests: African American religious history. I am currently working on two manuscripts, “Civilizing Missions: African-Americans, Christianity, and Colonialism” and an edited book of essays, “The Fire and the Faith: The Oppugnant Tradition in African-American Religious Life.”
Courses Taught: American history surveys, African American history, Research Methods.
- A Historical Dictionary of Civil Rights in the United States.
- The Dictionary of Christianity in America, Black Women in the United States: An Historical Encyclopedia.
- The Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History.
Awards and Other Academic Contributions:
- Co-Chair, Curriculum Committee, New Jersey Amistad Commission.
- Office: 22 Gilbert House
- Telephone: (973) 408-311
- E-mail: email@example.com