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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 Number

Phone: 203.432.1177

Email Address

Department Chair

Phillip Atiba Solomon

Carl I. Hovland Professor of African American Studies and Professor of Psychology

Director of Graduate Studies

Jonathan Howard

Assistant Professor of English & African American Studies

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Elizabeth Hinton

Associate Professor of History & African American Studies

Chair’s Assistant / Senior Administrative Assistant

Vanessa Epps

Phone:  203.432.1177

Academic Support Assistant (Registrar)

Naomi McWilliams

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

Senior Operations Manager

Jasmine Williams

Phone:  203.432.1682