Female students in class

African Studies (Minor)

  • Minor

About this Program

The African Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program focusing on the cultures, economics, history and politics of the African continent.

Program Overview

The curriculum exposes students to a continental approach to Africa by exploring how the continent has been shaped--and impacted--by globalization.

Program Contact

Director of African American Studies


Degrees Offered

  • Minor

Fast Fact

95 percent of our full-time faculty hold the doctorate or terminal degree in their field.

All Faculty
Corey Campion

Corey Campion

  • Assistant Professor of History and Global Studies
  • Program Director, Master's in Humanities
Paige Eager

Paige Eager

  • Professor of Political Science
  • Director, Center for Global Studies
  • Program Director, Global Studies Major
Tamelyn Tucker-Worgs

Tamelyn Tucker-Worgs

  • Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Department Chair
  • Associate Professor of African American Studies

Hoda Zaki

  • Virginia E. Lewis Professor of Political Science
  • Director of African American Studies
  • Coordinator of the Nonprofit and Civic Engagement Studies minor