Africana Studies
Department Chair:
Pam Brooks

Administrative Assistant:
David Divins

Department Email:

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

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

RaShelle Peck

RaShelle Peck

Faculty in Residence

Contact Information


Rice 07
(440) 775-8924

Educational Background

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

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