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Core Faculty

Core faculty are tenure-line faculty with teaching responsibilities in Africana Studies.

NAME TITLE FIELD SPECIALTIES PHONE EMAIL
Robert Bland Robert Bland Assistant Professor African American cultural history; black political thought; Race and American Memory   rbland4@utk.edu
Shaneda Destine Shaneda Destine Assistant Professor Race, Class, and Gender; Black Social Movements;¬†Intersectionality; Critical Race and Political Economy   sdestine@utk.edu
Shayla C. Nunnally
Shayla C. Nunnally Chair, Professor American Politics, African American Politics, Race and Politics 974-5052 snunnall@utk.edu
Larry Perry Larry Perry Assistant Professor History of the American Religious Left   lperry23@utk.edu