Walter Allen

Walter Allen

Professor
Bryonn Bain

Bryonn Bain

Assistant Professor in Residence
Paul Von Blum

Paul Von Blum

Lecturer
Karida Brown

Karida Brown

Assistant Professor
Scot Brown

Scot Brown

Associate Professor
Tananarive Due

Tananarive Due

Lecturer
Devon W. Carbado

Devon W. Carbado

Professor
Aisha Finch

Aisha Finch

Associate Professor

Aisha Finch received her Ph.D. in History from NYU and is currently an assistant professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies at UCLA.

Yogita Goyal

Yogita Goyal

Associate Professor

Yogita Goyal is interested in modern and contemporary literature and the study of race and postcolonialism, with a particular emphasis on African American and African literature and theory.

Sarah Haley

Sarah Haley

Associate Professor
Cheryl I. Harris

Cheryl I. Harris

Professor

Cheryl Harris is the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Chair in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at UCLA School of Law where she teaches Constitutional Law, Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination, Critical Race Theory and Race Conscious Remedies.

Kelly Lytle Hernandez

Kelly Lytle Hernandez

Professor
Peter James Hudson

Peter James Hudson

Assistant Professor

Peter James Hudson is an Assistant Professor of African American Studies who works at the intersection of US history and African Diaspora and Caribbean cultural studies.

Darnell Hunt

Darnell Hunt

Professor
Marcus Hunter

Marcus Hunter

Associate Professor and Chair

An associate professor in sociology, Professor Hunter is Chair and Associate Professor in the department of African American Studies, and a faculty affiliate at the Ralph Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA.

Gaye Theresa Johnson

Gaye Theresa Johnson

Associate Professor
Robin D.G. Kelley

Robin D.G. Kelley

Professor
Cheryl Keyes

Cheryl Keyes

Professor
Kyle Mays

Kyle Mays

Kyle T. Mays (Black/Saginaw Anishinaabe) is a transdisciplinary scholar and public intellectual of Indigenous Studies, Critical Ethnic Studies, and Indigenous popular culture.

Uri McMillan

Uri McMillan

Associate Professor

Uri McMillan is interested in nineteenth and twentieth-century performance cultures, and their particular intersection with literary cultures and visual art, with a particular emphasis on black performance art.

Safiya Umoja Noble

Safiya Umoja Noble

Assistant Professor

Note: On Leave 2017-2018

Jemima Pierre

Jemima Pierre

Associate Professor

Jemima Pierre (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin) is a sociocultural anthropologist whose research and teaching interests are located in the overlaps between African Studies and African Diaspora Studies.

Pedro Noguera

Pedro Noguera

Professor
Shana Redmond

Shana Redmond

Associate Professor
Brenda E. Stevenson

Brenda E. Stevenson

Professor
Caroline Streeter

Caroline Streeter

Associate Professor
David Stein

David Stein

Lecturer
Christien Tompkins

Christien Tompkins

UC Postdoctoral Fellow
Patricia A. Turner

Patricia A. Turner

Professor

Dr. Patricia A. Turner was appointed Dean and Vice Provost for UCLA’s Division of Undergraduate Education, effective December 2012.

Richard Yarborough

Richard Yarborough

Professor

I teach and conduct research on a wide range of topics relating to African American literature and to US literature and culture more broadly.