Department of Africana Studies

Honors Program

Concentrators with outstanding academic records, those that demonstrate excellent research and writing skills from course selections to grades, may be admitted to the Department’s Honors Program.

Diving Deeper Into Research

The Honors Program provides advanced students the opportunity to research and write a thesis on the topic of their choosing, with guidance from subject advisors. Students receive experiences in outlining, drafting, and editing longer academic works that have long-reaching benefits. During the final weeks of the semester, students present their work to the Department.

Past Theses

Babette Thomas '20


Babette Thomas explores Black Radio and how sonic expression continues to shape Black aesthetics and social consciousness.