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)


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.