New Black Studies Program Launched in Indianapolis

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is now offering a bachelor’s degree program in Africana studies. Students in the program can choose to concentrate their studies on Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America, or North America. A minor degree program is also offered.

This fall there are 10 students enrolled in the Africana studies bachelor’s degree program. The Africana studies program is under the direction of Monroe H. Little, a professor of history at the university. Dr. Little is a graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio. He holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Princeton University.