Paul Von Blum
Devon W. Carbado
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 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.
Cheryl I. Harris
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
Peter James Hudson
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.
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
Robin D.G. Kelley
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 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
Note: On Leave 2017-2018
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.
Brenda E. Stevenson
Patricia A. Turner
Dr. Patricia A. Turner was appointed Dean and Vice Provost for UCLA’s Division of Undergraduate Education, effective December 2012.
I teach and conduct research on a wide range of topics relating to African American literature and to US literature and culture more broadly.