Faculty/Staff

Africana Studies Department - Faculty/Staff

Seth N. Asumah

Seth   N. Asumah Moffett Center, Room 202-C
607-753-2064 (Office Phone)
607-753-5760 (Fax Number)
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Title(s):

  • Department Chair, Africana Studies Department
  • Distinguished Teaching Professor

Department(s):

  • Political Science Department
  • Africana Studies Department

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Lewis Rosengarten

Lewis Rosengarten Cornish Hall, Room D-132
607-753-4808 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Lecturer, Doctor of Music
  • Director, EOP

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department
  • Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

Paul van der Veur

Paul van der Veur Van Hoesen Hall, Room 114
607-753-4399 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Department Chair
  • Professor

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department
  • Communication and Media Studies Department

Additional Info:

  • Education: PhD: Ohio University, International Media Studies MFA: Ohio University, 3D Design
  • Research Interests: Communication and Social Change; Representations of Africa
  • Background: Dr. van der Veur has more than 25 years of teaching experience and currently serves as chair of the communication and media studies department. He also coordinates the interdisciplinary program in cinema studies and is an active member of the Africana studies department. As a former Peace Corp Volunteer, Dr. van der Veur has been involved in many facets of international programming. His work lends itself to the creation of pro-social media, focusing on such issues as inclusive education, living with HIV, and environmental reclamation and sustainability.
  • Teaching Area: Media Production

Deyquan J. Bowens

Deyquan J. Bowens Old Main, Room 208-B
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Title(s):

  • Adjunct Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department

Deborah Dintino

Deborah Dintino Moffett Center, Room 202
607-753-4105 (Office Phone)
607-753-5760 (Fax Number)
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Title(s):

  • Administrative Assistant 1

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department
  • Political Science Department

Richard Harris

Richard Harris Moffett Center, Room 207A
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Title(s):

  • Lecturer I

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department

Yomee Lee

Yomee Lee Professional Studies Building, Room 1161
607-753-5573 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Professor

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department
  • Kinesiology Department

Avanti Mukherjee

Avanti Mukherjee

Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Economics Department

Mechthild Nagel

Mechthild Nagel Old Main, Room 138-A
607-753-2013 (Office Phone)
607-753-4114 (Fax Number)
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Title(s):

  • Professor

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department
  • Philosophy Department

Christopher Ortega

Christopher Ortega Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-125B
607-753-5512 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department
  • Communication and Media Studies Department

Susan Rayl

Susan Rayl Professional Studies Building, Room 1153
607-753-5457 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department
  • Kinesiology Department

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  • Research Interest: African American Sport History

Hasan Stephens

Hasan Stephens Old Main, Room 208-B

Title(s):

  • Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department

Elizabeth Kim Stone

Elizabeth Kim Stone Old Main, Room 115-B
607-753-4236 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department
  • English Department

Bekeh Ukelina

Bekeh Ukelina Old Main, Room 210-E
607-753-5482 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Director, Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies
  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies (CGIS)
  • Africana Studies Department
  • History Department

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