Knafel Assistant Professor of Humanities; Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
B.A., Howard University ; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., Columbia University
Carter Jackson's research focuses on slavery and the abolitionists, violence as a political discourse, historical film, and black women’s history.
Professor of Africana Studies
B.A., M.A., Fordham University; Ph.D., Cornell University
Expert on Caribbean literature and Caribbean intellectual history.
Visiting Lecturer in Africana Studies
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University
African Diasporic cosmologies, sacred ontologies; Afro-Caribbean cultural expressions and identity; slavery and the Afro-Atlantic world; sacred sexualities and gender.
Katherine Stone Kaufmann '67 Executive Director of the Wellesley Centers for Women and Professor of Africana Studies
B.A., Spelman College; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Temple University
Executive Director of the Wellesley Centers for Women; expert on the womanist worldview and activist methodology.
Lecturer in Africana Studies
B.A., Moi University; M.A., University of Nairobi
Research focuses on Swahili proverbial language and the sociocultural theory.