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African American Studies Department

Mailing Address: (U.S. Postal Service)

Yale University
Department of African American Studies
PO Box 208212
New Haven, CT 06520-8212


Street Address: (UPS and FedEx)

Yale University
Department of African American Studies
81 Wall Street - Room 104
New Haven, CT 06520


Telephone & Fax Numbers

Phone: 203.432.1177
Fax: 203.432.2102


Email Address

afamstudies@yale.edu


Department Chair

Jacqueline Goldsby
Professor of English, African American Studies and American Studies


Director of Graduate Studies

Daphne Brooks
William R. Kenan, Jr. Prof of African American Studies, and Prof. of Theater Stds, American Stds, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Stds


Director of Undergraduate Studies

Aimee Cox
Associate Professor of Anthropology and African American Studies


Senior Administrative Assistant/Chair’s Assistant

Vanessa Epps
Phone:  203.432.1177


Academic Support Assistant (Registrar)

Jodie Stewart-Moore
Phone:  203.432.1170
(Please contact Jodie Stewart-Moore regarding all inquiries about admissions to African American Studies.)


Assistant Director of Finance & Administration

Jasmine Williams

Phone:  203.432.1682


Financial Assistant

Edith Rotkopf

Phone:  203.436.3552