African American Studies Program


Samuel T. Livingston, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of the African American Studies Program

B.A., University of South Carolina
M.A., Ph.D., Temple University
(Morehouse College, 2003)

Marcellus C. Barksdale, Ph.D.
Professor of History and African American Studies

B.A., Morehouse College
M.A., Atlanta, University
Ph.D., Duke University
(Morehouse College, 1977)

Vicki Crawford, Ph.D.
Director, Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection
Professor, African American Studies

B.A., Spelman College
M.A., University of Georgia
Ph.D., Emory University
Post-Doc, University of North Carolina (Chapel-Hill)
(Morehouse College, 2009)


Marc Lamont-Hill, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, African American Studies

B.S., Temple University
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
(Morehouse College, 2014)
Associate Professor

Cynthia L. Hewitt, Ph.D.
Associate Professorof Sociology, Affiliate Faculty Member, African American Studies

B.A., Brown University
M.A., Howard University
Ph.D., Emory University
(Morehouse College, 2002)
Margaret Bryant
Office Manager
Wheeler Hall, Room 201
(470) 639-0643

The African-American Studies Program is also enhanced by faculty in the various disciplines.  Currently, there are over 50 approved courses that meet the requirements for the major, minor or concentrate in African-American Studies.