Faculty and Staff

Africana Studies Faculty

Novian Whitsitt

Professor of Africana Studies and English

Department head

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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Heather Frey

Academic Administrative Assistant

Heather Frey is the Administrative Assistant for the departments of Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, History, Africana Studies, and Philosophy.

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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