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Faculty & Staff

Program Coordinator

Joseph Derrick Nelson

Associate Professor

Coordinator of Black Studies

Educational Studies

Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6493
  2. Pearson 109

Program Committee

Timothy Burke

Professor

Co-Director of the Aydelotte Foundation

On leave 2021-2022

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8115
  2. Trotter 206
  3. Parrish W201

Interests: Africa, cultural studies

Professor Timothy J. Burke

Syd Carpenter

Professor of Art, Peggy Chan Professorship in Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8069
  2. Beardsley 217
Syd Carpenter

Désirée Díaz

Assistant Professor

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7682
  2. Kohlberg 338
  3. Office Hours:

    Tues/Thurs: 2:30-3:30 pm (or by appointment)

Interests: Latin American literature and cultural studies, Caribbean literature and visual culture, US Latino/a studies, film studies, performance studies, popular and material culture, urban studies. 

Désirée Díaz

Anthony Foy

Associate Professor

English Literature

Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6867
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 207
Foy 2015

Nina A. Johnson

Associate Professor of Sociology

Sociology and Anthropology

Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5773
  2. Kohlberg 243
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays 11:00am- 2:00pm, by appointment
    Office Hours Zoom Link

Dion Lewis

Associate Dean and Director of the Black Cultural Center

Dean's Office

Black Cultural Center

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8455
  2. Black Cultural Center Main
  3. Parrish Hall 122
Dion Lewis

Peter Schmidt

William R. Kenan Jr., Professor

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8156
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 206
  3. Office Hours:

    Tues and Thurs 11:15 to 12:00
    and by appointment.

Christy Schuetze

Associate Professor of Anthropology; Chair

Sociology and Anthropology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8108
  2. Kohlberg 238
  3. Office Hours:

    Mondays and Wednesdays 1:15- 2:30pm, by appointment

Christy Schuetze

Edlin Veras

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Sociology and Anthropology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6310
  2. Office Hours:

    Thursdays 12:30- 2:30pm

    via Zoom

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Carina Yervasi

Associate Professor of French

On leave Spring 2022

French and Francophone Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8167
  2. Kohlberg 309
  3. Office Hours:

    Tues: 4:30-5:30 pm
    Thurs: 9:00-10:00 am
    And by appointment via Zoom

Program Associates

Val Smith

President

President's Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8314
  2. Parrish Hall E236S
Valerie Smith

Sarah Willie-LeBreton

Provost and Dean of the Faculty

Professor of Sociology

Provost's Office

Sociology and Anthropology

Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8319
  2. Parrish Hall 228

Staff

Cheryl Sharp

Administrative Coordinator

Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7750
  2. Trotter Hall 107
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Debbie Sloman

Administrative Assistant in Classics, Interdisciplinary Programs

Classics

Interdisciplinary Programs

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8165
  2. Trotter Hall 110 Classics
  3. Trotter Hall 107 Interdisciplinary Programs
Debbie Sloman