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For general questions about the Africana Studies Program, please call the main office at 509.359.2205. We are checking voicemails frequently but due to the state Stay at Home Order, returning calls may be difficult so please make sure to leave your email, student ID and a phone number to be reached at. Please note that each professor in the department is available to advise students. Please contact them via email or phone to setup a Zoom meeting if needed or for any assistance in general. We are here to help you so please make sure to leave as many details so we are able to best assist you. GO EAGS!


Africana Studies Program
204 Monroe Hall
P: 509.359.2205
F: 509.359.2820

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Scott Finnie, PhD

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204B Monroe Hall

Okera Nsombi, PhD

Assistant Professor
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204C Monroe Hall

Angela Schwendiman, MA

Senior Lecturer | Director of Faculty Commons
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Gloria (Jeanne) Baynes, PhD

Quarterly Faculty
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LeAnn Fanning Knoles

Senior Secretary

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