Temple University’s Africology and African American Studies Adds Four Faculty Members

There are four new faculty members in the department of Africology and African American studies in the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University in Philadelphia.

Ifetayo Flannery previously served on the faculty at San Francisco State University. She currently serves as the executive director for the DISA (Diopian Institute for Scholarly Advancement) International Conference. Her research is focused on Black psychology. A native of Atlanta, Dr. Flannery is a graduate of Georgia State University. She earned her Ph.D. at Temple University.

Kimani Nehusi is a native of Georgetown in Guyana. He specializes in the history and culture of the African world, the Caribbean, and ancient Egyptian languages. Before joining the faculty at Temple, Dr. Nehusi taught at the Univerity of East London.  He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Guyana and a Ph.D. in history from Univerity College London.

Reynaldo Anderson is a native of Okinawa in Japan. His father was was a military intelligence officer in the Air Force during the Vietnam War. After graduating from high school in Maryland, Dr. Anderson earned a bachelor’s degree at historically Black Jackson State University in Mississippi. He went on to obtain a master’s degree at Oklahoma State University and a Ph.D. at the University of Nevada-Lincoln.

Nah Dove, a native of London, teaches courses on the Black woman, the Black child, the Black family, ethnographic research, and theories and methods in African American studies. Her father was born in Ghana. Dr. Dove holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of North London. She holds a master’s degree in sociology from the University of London and a Ph.D. in American studies from the State University of New York.


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