Africana Studies
Department Chair:
Pam Brooks

Administrative Assistant:
Rejoice Acolatse

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8923
Fax: (440) 775-6485

Rice Hall 29
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

RaShelle Peck

RaShelle Peck
Contact Information


Afrikan Heritage House

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Comparative Studies, 2014. The Ohio State University (Columbus OH).
  • Dissertation: Imperfect Resistance: Embodied Performances in Nairobi Underground Hip Hop.
  • M.A. in International Affairs: African Studies, June 2005. Ohio University (Athens OH).
  • B.A. in Human Development and Social Relations, cum laude, June 2002. Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo MI).

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