New African and African-American Studies Program at the University of Minnesota Duluth

The University of Minnesota Duluth has announced the creation of a new minor degree program in African and African-American studies. The new program offering is under the direction of John A. Arthur, a professor of sociology/anthropology at the university. Dr. Arthur is a graduate of the University of Science and Technology in Ghana. He earned a master’s degree at the University of New Brunswick and a Ph.D in sociology at Penn State.

This semester, Professor Arthur is teaching a course on the Atlantic slave trade. There are 42 students in the class.