The Africana Studies Department is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary field of inquiry which is focused upon the social and cultural histories, politics, literatures, economics, environment, and psychology of African Diasporas' people in the Americas, Africa, and the Caribbean. Its broad educational goal is to document and disseminate a specialized body of knowledge about the Pan-African experience with a special emphasis on human equality in American society.
John Joseph Moakley Professor of Peace and Reconciliation, John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies
Professor Padraig O’Malley has served as a facilitator of peace in Ireland, South Africa, and Iraq.Read More ›
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