Africana Studies combines a traditional liberal arts perspective with interdisciplinary skills of investigation, analysis, and communication for students of all backgrounds.
Africana Studies offers both a major and a minor.
Lawrese Brown '10
Majors: Africana Studies, Writing for Public Policy
Lawrese's individual major, Writing for Public Policy, centered on using the shared goals of public relations and public policy in order to act as mediator between the policy and the people.
Lawrese interned at the Yankee Entertainment and Sports (YES) Network in New York City and in the Office of Communications & Marketing at Gettysburg College. In addition to being an Eisenhower Institute Fellow, Lawrese was a member of the senior class gift committee, and volunteered with the Center for Public Service.
Prof. Hakim Williams discusses the Africana Studies department.