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URI student at the African shore

Faculty

 

Faculty with Joint Appointments in Africana Studies

Professsor Robert Dilworth, Ph.D., M.F.A., Art-AAF

Professor Rae Ferguson, Ph.D., History

Professor Gitahi Gititi, Ph.D., English

Cynthia Hamilton, Ph.D., Africana Studies

Associate Professor Shanette Harris, Ph.D., Psychology-AAF

Associate Professor John McCray, Ph.D., Vice Provost Urban Programs CCE, URI Prov

Associate Professor Vanessa Quainoo, Ph.D., Communication Studies-AAF

Assistant Professor Marie Schwartz, Ph.D., History-AAF

Professor Robert Weisbord, Ph.D., History-AAF

Adjunct Faculty

Norman Barber, Ph.D., Education, (Adjunct Faculty)

Angel Green, Ph.D., Literature, (Adjunct Faculty)

Barry O'Connor, (Adjunct Faculty)

Earl Smith, , Assistant Dean-Student Affairs of Arts and Science, (Adjunct Faculty)

Rev. Joseph Quainoo, Ph.D.,URI in Ghana Language Instructor, (Adjunct Faculty)

Some faculty members in the college of Arts and Sciences who do not appear as AAF faculty also offer courses that fulfill the requirements leading to the B.A. in AAF.

 

Staff

Director

Vanessa Quainoo, Ph.D., Communication Studies-AAF
Office: 102H Lippitt Hall
Phone: 401.874.4730
Email: vquainoo@mail.uri.edu

Administrative Assistant

Lauren Bauer, Sr. Word Processing Typist
Office: 102J Lippitt Hall
Phone: 874-2536
E-mail: l_bauer@mail.uri.edu

Student Office Assistants

Keisha Opoku

Tolani Olagundoye

Office: 102 Lippitt Hall
Phone: 874-2536

Graduate Student Assistant

Alice Odhiambo

Kasa Magazine Consultant

Samuel Aboh

Under Graduate Student Assistant

Ivan Brooks