Five College African Studies Program

Amilcar Shabazz


Chair, W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies

Office: 324 Africa House
Telephone: (413) 545-2751
Selected Works:

Degree: Ph.D., History, University of Houston (1996).

Research Interests: African world historical studies with an emphasis on the political economy of social and cultural movements, education, and public history.

Courses include: Introduction to Africana Studies; The Black Power Movement; Major Works in Afro-American Studies

Publications: Women & Others: Perspectives on Race, Gender, and Empire (Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2007), co-edited with Celia R. Daileader and Rhoda E. Johnson; Advancing Democracy: African Americans and the Struggle for Access and Equity in Higher Education in Texas (University of North Carolina Press, 2004);
See web site for additional publications.

Languages: English, French, Kiswahili

Geographic focus: West Africa