African American Studies

In Memoriam -- Dr. Edward L. Robinson, Jr.

A Letter of Support to Our Students

Dear African American Studies Department students,
To ensure safety, CSUF has temporarily suspended all non-essential on-campus functions. ALL classes continue remotely. Our department is working remotely and continues to provide assistance online.
Please contact your instructors via email if you have any questions.
Please provide your full name and CWID in your emails and phones messages. 
For AFAM advising information or to email the AFAM Chair, you may mail Dr. Graham at
We will respond to your phone inquiry. Please call 657-278-3848.


Clickable link to Clayton Finn article


Clayton Finn, Read about this undergrad's
pursuit of African Amerian Studies.

Faculty-Natalie Graham


Dr. Natalie J. Graham, Associate Professor, recently authored a book of poetry titled  Begin with a Failed Body , that won the 2016 Cave Canem Poetry Prize.

Clickable link to Alumni - Dominique Johnson


Tolulope Babalola, Sara Williams, Jade Love, Clay Finn
and Dominique Johnson

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Why Major in AFAM

Learn why a degree in African American 
Studies is beneficial to global awareness, civic
engagement, and social justice.

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Published four times a year. Learn about
the many achievements of students, faculty,
and alumni of AFAM.

Accessible Newsletter



See brief videos of courses, events, student activities, and more!

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Various scholarships available to AFAM majors and minors. For a link to non-CSUF scholarships click here.


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Videos of students, faculty, and alumni speaking about AFAM.


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Photos related to AFAM students, faculty, alumni, events, and more!



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Group Faculty photo: Photo by Cindy Rouze