Updates from African American Studies

Students and faculty in the UAB African American Studies Program have been recognized for their achievements this semester.

Anissa Latham-Brown is African American Studies Program Scholarship Recipient

Anissa Latham Brown. Anissa Latham-Brown is the recipient of the 2015-2016 African American Studies Scholarship. She is an African Americans Studies major as well as a Digital Media Fellow. Her work in partnership with other Digital Media fellows won an ADDY Gold Award for the website KnowDope, which is part of a project developed by the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Alabama to combat the heroin epidemic.

Kathryn Morgan Honored

Dr. Kathryn Morgan was recently selected as the Outstanding Faculty Member at the Black Women’s Achievement Gala sponsored by the Black Student Awareness Committee. Dr. Morgan, director of the African American Studies Program, also received the award in 2014.

DeReef Jamison Awarded Grant

Dr. DeReef Jamison has been awarded a Faculty Grant for Online Course Development He will use it to create an online version of AAS 335: Psychology of Hip Hop. The development of this course will help to expand the number of online course offerings for the African American Studies Program.