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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Africana Studies - Studies in History, Politics and Theory

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Africana Studies - Studies in History, Politics and Theory

Brown University

Brown University, Providence, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    63
  • Degree MDiv
  • Study Level PHD
  • Duration 24 months
The Department of Africana Studies offers a graduate program leading to the Ph.D. in Africana Studies. Graduate students in the program receive rigorous training in the discipline of Africana Studies and the theories and methods of interdisciplinary scholarship. The graduate program trains students to become skilled and informed scholars poised to make significant contributions to academic and nonacademic communities and initiate cultural, economic, political, and social policies informed by critical thinking and global perspectives on social and human development. Studies in History, Politics and Theory Studies in History, Politics, and Theory focuses on the institutional, theoretical and material expressions of Africana culture, experience, and thought. Graduate students with research interests in this area will draw on theories, methods, and approaches in Africana Studies as well as Africana philosophy, critical theory, feminist theory, political theory, history, religious studies, and sociology in developing innovative research projects that engage past and present social and political formations, the production and reproduction of critical knowledges, and the representation of historical and political ideas and formations.