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Faculty and Staff


Program Coordinator


 

Louis Moore

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Coordinator, African/African American Studies
Department of History

(616) 331-2852
D-1-114 Mackinac Hall
moorelou@gvsu.edu


Faculty


 

Tracy Flemming

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan
African/African American Studies
(616) 331-8150
107 Lake Ontario Hall
flemmint@gvsu.edu

 

Jack Mangala

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
African/African American Studies
Political Science Department

(616) 331-8512
113 Lake Ontario Hall
mangalaj@gvsu.edu


Affiliate Faculty


 

Steeve O. Buckridge

Professor
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Director, Area and Global Studies
History Department

(616) 331-8550
105 Lake Ontario Hall
buckrids@gvsu.edu

 

Regis Fox

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California
Department of English
(616)331-3685
229 Lake Huron Hall
foxregis@gvsu.edu

 

Dianne Green-Smith

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Loyola University-Chicago
School of Social Work
(616) 331-6565
333 C DeVos Center
greensmd@gvsu.edu

 

Sherry Johnson

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of English
(616) 331-2385
248 Lake Huron Hall
johnsshe@gvsu.edu

 

Rachel Peterson

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Liberal Studies Department
(616) 331-8151
319 Lake Ontario Hall 
petersra@gvsu.edu

 

Rik Stevenson

Part-time Faculty
ABD, Michigan State University
African/African American Studies
(616) 331-8110
110 Lake Ontario Hall 
stevrobe@gvsu.edu

 

Dwayne Tunstall

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Philosophy Department
(616) 331-3415
B-3-211 Mackinac Hall
tunstald@gvsu.edu

 

Ayana Weekley

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(616) 331-8173
215 Lake Ontario Hall
weekleya@gvsu.edu

 

Olivia A. Williams

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University
College of Education
(616) 331-6610
451 C DeVos
williaol@gvsu.edu

 

Richard Yidana

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Binghamton University-State University of New York
African/African American Studies
Sociology Department

(616) 331-3183
2151 Au Sable Hall
yidanar@gvsu.edu