Our interdisciplinary program in African and African-American studies integrates the social sciences and humanities.
Careers & Outcomes
AAS students pursue graduate studies and professional careers at prestigious institutions and organizations.
We partner with numerous other institutes, departments, and centers from across the University.
Summer of Research
One question sparks student’s research around race in America
Why does racism play a part in motivating some students to go on to college, while it seems to deter others? Winston Scott ’19 is spending his summer preparing a study into how children react when they begin to perceive racism.Read More
The Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies was established in 1986.
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