Binghamton University Africana Studies

Nkiru Nzegwu Receives SUNY Distinguished Professorship

Professor. Painter. Philosopher. Author. Curator. Art historian. These descriptions have been applied to Nkiru Nzegwu. But she prefers a term that encompasses all of her talents and expertise: Renaissance woman.

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Africana Studies at Binghamton University is a multidisciplinary field that focuses on African peoples and cultures and their descendants in the New World. It adopts an intellectual approach that is sensitive to the history, interests and outlook of African peoples everywhere in the context of the social, political, religious and economic systems of the wider world. Learn More.