Africana Studies is committed to promoting social justice and community engagement that reflect the origins of our interdisciplinary field. Our research critically engages the experiences of people of the African Diaspora across a variety of domains that encompass the human experience. Our undergraduate and graduate programs promote critical thinking, research skills and proficiency in oral and written communication.
The Department of Africana Studies at Georgia State University is dedicated to preserving, fostering, and expanding the interdisciplinary study of Black people and all those of African descent. Building on a tradition of academic excellence and social responsibility, we provide critical service to the intellectual community, the larger society and the world.