Core Faculty

Deborah E. McDowell

Director & Alice Griffin Professor of English
African-American Literature; Women's Literature; American Literature; Theories of Race and Emotion

101 Minor Hall

434-924-8892
dem8z@virginia.edu

Marlene Daut

Associate Professor of African Diaspora Studies at the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies and the Program in American Studies
434-924-9738
mld9b@virginia.edu

Njelle Hamilton

Assistant Professor (AAS/English)
Anglophone and Francophone Caribbean Literature; African Diaspora Literature; Caribbean Popular Music; Trauma and Narration

101A Minor Hall

434-982-3573
nwh9f@virginia.edu

Claudrena Harold

Associate Professor (AAS/History)
20th Century U.S.; African-American History

291 Nau Hall

434-924-6409
cnh6g@virginia.edu

Andrew Kahrl

Assistant Professor (AAS/History)
African American; 20th Century US; Urban; Environmental

282 Nau Hall

434-924-7147
awk6n@virginia.edu

Talitha LeFlouria

Associate Professor (AAS)
Carceral Studies; African American Women; Working-Class Labor; 19th Century African American; Race and Medicine

227B Minor Hall

434-924-9730
tll4y@virginia.edu

E. Kwame Otu

Assistant Professor (AAS)
African Anthropology; Race, Sex, and Gender; Theories of Antiblackness and Anticolonial Studies; Transnational LGBT Human Rights; Afro-Diaspora and Afrofuturism

227C Minor Hall

434-924-9736
eko3q@virginia.edu

Sabrina Pendergrass

Assistant Professor (AAS/Sociology)
Race, Inequality, Migration, Culture, Regional Identities

223 Randall Hall

434-924-8891
sp9eu@virginia.edu

Anne Rotich

Lecture (AAS/Swahili)

139 Minor Hall

Lisa Shutt

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Francophone Central Africa , Transnational Migration, Urban Africa, National Identities

102 Minor Hall

434-924-3109
lisashutt@virginia.edu

Maurice Wallace

Associate Professor (AAS/English)
African American Literature, 19th Century American Literature, Gender Studies, Visual Culture

Tuesday Thursday 2:00 - 4:30PM 227A Minor Hall

 

434-924-9728
mow5p@virginia.edu