Teaching Staff

All mail for teaching staff can be sent:
African and African-American Studies
Bailey Hall, Rm 9
1440 Jayhawk Blvd,
Lawrence, KS, 66045


Reema Al-Mutair
GTA, Arabic, and Linguistics
785-864-3054
Bailey Hall Room 9
Dhirgham Alobaydi
Arabic GTA
785-864-4867
Bailey Hall Room 9
Ibrahima Ba
Lecturer, Wolof & Linguistics
785-864-3054
Bailey Hall Room 9
Teresa Lesli-Canty
AAAS Lecturer
785-864-3054
Bailey, room 9
David Mburu
KiSwahili; Lecturer
785-864-4217
Bailey Hall Room 1C
Bushra Obeidat
Arabic GTA
785-864-3054
Bailey Hall Room 9
David Simon
785-864-3054
Bailey Hall Room 9
Jenna Swanson
785-864-3054
Bailey Hall Room 9
Ewnetu Tsegaw
Amharic Lecturer
785-864-3054
Bailey, Room 9
Michaela Warren
785-864-3054
Bailey Hall Room 9




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Announcements

KU announces first Diversity Leadership Awards
Thursday, October 13, 2016


The Langston Hughes Center received a $180,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to conduct a June 2017 summer institute for high school teachers, entitled "Teaching the 'Long Hot Summer' of 1967 and Beyond."  The project will be led by Shawn Alexander, Clarence Lang, and John Rury.


Teresa Leslie-Canty, AAAS Lecturer and a Topeka High School teacher, nominated by her students in February, won a free Nissan Versa Tuesday night as the KSNT News and Capital City Nissan of Topeka “Teacher of the Year”. Teresa Leslie-Canty was previously the February “Teacher of the Month” after being nominated by 13 of her students.


Professor Jessica Gerschultz has been awarded the prestigious American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year. The Fellowship is for her book project, Decorative Arts of the Tunisian Ecole: Fabrications of Modernism, Gender, and Class in Tunisia (1948-1972).


African and African-American studies professor Professor Beverly Mack wins inaugural engaged scholarship award

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Professor Dorthy Pennington was inducted into the Central States Communication Association Hall of Fame (April 2015)

Student Spotlight

Second year AAAS MA student, Caroline Kastor is also a professional athlete.  This summer Caroline, former KU soccer standout, signed with FC Kansas City and topped off her rookie season by helping lead the organization to their second straight National Women’s Soccer League championship on October 1, 2015.


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