African American Studies

African American Studies is a distinct academic discipline that engages Africa-centered research and teaching through an interdisciplinary approach to scholarly inquiry.

News & Events

AAS Minor Receives 2015 Mellon Scholars Internship

Ms. Jalyn Gordon, African American Studies minor and 2014-2015 UH-Black Student Union President, has been accepted to the Mellon Scholars Summer Internship Program at the Library Company of Philadelphia.

Study Abroad

International Studies

African American Studies at the University of Houston hosts an annual study abroad program to Ghana, West Africa with the University of Ghana, at Legon in the capital city of Accra.