Faculty and Staff

Africana Studies Faculty.

Lauren Anderson

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and History

Education: Ph.D., Michigan State University; B.A., Arizona State University

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Martin Klammer

Professor of English

Education: Ph.D., English, University of Iowa; M.A., English, University of Iowa College of Law; M.A., Religion, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago; B.A., Honors English, University of Oregon

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Richard Mtisi

Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History

Education: Ph.D., History, University of Iowa; M.A., African Economic History, University of Zimbabwe; B.A., Economic History, University of Zimbabwe

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Novian Whitsitt

Professor of Africana Studies and English

Education: Ph.D., African Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A. African Studies, University of California Los Angeles; B.S., International Relations, Stanford University

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Lawrence Williams


Education: Ph.D., University of Iowa; M.A., University of Iowa; M. Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary;
B.A., Kentucky State University