Jeffries, Bayyinah S.
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Bayyinah S. Jeffries, Ph.D.
Graduate Certificate Coordinator and Associate Professor
Bayyinah S. Jeffries, Ph.D. is Associate Professor and Coordinator for the Africana Studies Graduate Certificate. Her research and teaching interests comprise a range of historical topics and themes including 20th century African American history, Black student movements, Black nationalism and self-determination, race relations, Black women’s history, race and the U.S. Constitution, and comparative Black histories.
Jeffries is the author of several publications including “The Challenge of Race and Religion in the United States: From Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali” in Africana Cultural Memory, “Race Relations in Higher Education: The Case of the OSU 34,” in the Journal of Ohio Valley History, “Black Religion and Black Power: The Nation of Islam’s Internationalism,” in Genealogy Special Issue Global Black Movements, “Raising Her Voice:’ Writings By, For & About Women in Muhammad Speaks Newspaper, 1961-1975,” in African American Consciousness: Past & Present, and her book A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Women: Black Muslim Women in the Movement for Black Self Determination with Lexington, and other works.
Ph.D., Michigan State University, African American and African Studies; M.A., Ohio State University, African American and African Studies; Bachelor of Science, Temple University, Elementary Education and Early Childhood