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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

Email Address

Department Chair

Phillip Atiba Goff
Carl I. Hovland Professor of African American Studies and Professor of Psychology

Director of Graduate Studies

Edward Rugemer
Associate Professor of  American Studies and African American Studies, Associate  Professor of History

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Elizabeth Hinton
Associate Professor of History & African American Studies

Senior Administrative Assistant/Chair’s Assistant

Vanessa Epps
Phone:  203.432.1177

Academic Support Assistant (Registrar)

Kirsten Dudley
Phone:  203.432.1170
(Please contact Kirsten Dudley regarding all inquiries about admissions to African American Studies.)

Senior Operations Manager

Jasmine Williams

Phone:  203.432.1682