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Our interdisciplinary program in African and African-American studies integrates the social sciences and humanities.

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AAS students pursue graduate studies and professional careers at prestigious institutions and organizations.

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Director Jeffrey McCune.

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Jeffrey McCune Jr. returns to Rochester to lead Frederick Douglass Institute

The accomplished scholar discusses the importance of Black studies as well as his plans to expand the scope of the institute at the University of Rochester and in communities beyond campus.

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