Media Inquiries

The faculty of the Department of African American Studies are considered some of the foremost experts on topics related to race in the United States. Faculty members are regularly featured in documentaries, asked to comment as a guests on television and radio programs, and invited to deliver keynote addresses and talks for a range of conferences and gatherings.

If you would like to make an inquiry or request of a faculty member, it is best to reach out to the faculty member directly.

Please see the list of core faculty on the faculty pages.

In some cases, if you are unsure of what expert meets your request, media specialist Allison Bland will be able to facilitate a conversation with the faculty member closest to your topic of inquiry.

If you are seeking to reach Cornel West, please do not contact the department, but instead take note of his new details below:

MARIA COLE
Executive Assistant to Cornel West
mcole@uts.columbia.edu

3041 Broadway, AD 522
New York, NY 10027
212-280-1481
High-Res Photos of Faculty for Media Use (Please cite Sameer Khan, Fotobuddy LLC)

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Upcoming Events

Walking Histories: Race and Protest at Princeton and in Trenton
May 31, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
AAS Reunions Mixer
Jun 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Class Day 2018
Jun 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Senator Cory Booker To Deliver Class Day Address
Jun 4, 2018 @ 10:30 am
Nell Painter—Old in Art School
Jun 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
i am my ancestors’ wildest dreams: contemporary cultures of black impossibility
Oct 18, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018