Professor Marcia Sutherland and Professor Leonard Slade

The Department of Africana Studies at the University at Albany was ranked #1 in total master's degrees awarded in African American/Black Studies for the 2007-2008 academic year.  The Program awarded a total of twelve (12) master's degrees making it #1 of thirteen programs included in the ranking.  The number of degrees awarded ranged from UAlbany’s high of twelve (12) to a low of three (3) master's degrees awarded at the University of California-Berkeley and at Clark Atlanta University. For the 2007-2008 academic year, the Program ranked #10 in the number of baccalaureate degrees awarded with a total of sixteen (16).  It ranked #4 for the number of baccalaureate degrees awarded to African-Americans.

These data were provided by Dr. Victor Borden as collected by the National Center for Education and Statistics and from the United States Department of Education.

The Department of Africana Studies at the University at Albany was established in 1969.  The Master's program was approved in 1971. The Department has 8 core faculty and several part-time instructors

 

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