Our Faculty

Leading the field with professional and academic expertise.

The faculty of the African, Black and Caribbean Studies program have an international reputation for scholarship, as evidenced by the writings published, awards granted and fellowships earned by department members. Click on faculty names for more information about each professor’s research, experience, and contact information.

Program Administration

Marsha J. Tyson Darling, Ph.D.
Program Director
Alumnae Hall Room 116
p – 516.877.4981
e – darling@adelphi.edu

 

Fabian Burrell
Coordinator for Programming
and Community Engagement
Alumnae Hall, Room 118
p – 516.877.4978
f – 516.877.4579
e – fburrell@adelphi.edu

Jacqueline F. Cooper
Administrative Assistant
Alumnae Hall Room 111
p – 516.877.4980
e – jcooper@adelphi.edu 

Professors

Marsha J. Tyson Darling
Program Director
Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies

Kermit Frazier
English

Jacqueline Jones LaMon
English

Associate Professors

Melanie Bush
Sociology

Abdin Chande
History

Jacqueline Johnson
Department Chair
Sociology

Carolyn Springer
Psychology

Assistant Professor

Jacquelyn Olvera
Sociology
 

Adjunct Faculty

Kahlil Bell
Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies

Carol Newell
English

Frances Rhymes
Senior Adjunct Professor
Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies

Marie Umeh
Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies

Faculty Advisory Committee

Hinda Barlaz
Coordinator
Writing Center

Melanie Bush
Associate Professor
Sociology

Abdin Chande
Associate Professor
History

Marsha Darling
Professor and Director
Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies

Kermit Frazier
Professor
English

Jacqueline Johnson
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Sociology

Jacqueline Jones LaMon
Professor
English

Frances Rhymes
Senior Adjunct Faculty
Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies

Fayth Vaughn-Shavuo
Senior Adjunct Faculty
Ruth S. Ammon School of Education

 

For further information, please contact:

African, Black and Caribbean Studies
p – 516.877.4980

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