Dr. Jelani Favors
Assistant Professor; Graduate Faculty
20th-century African-American history: civil rights movements, student activism, black power, black popular culturePh.D. History - The Ohio State Univ.
M.A. History - The Ohio State Univ.
B.A. History - North Carolina A&T State Univ.
Courses: African-Americans in United States History; History of the US I & II
- Shelter in a Time of Storm: Black Colleges and the Rise of Student Activism in Jackson, Mississippi (Ph.D. dissertation, The Ohio State University, 2006).
- "A Continuous Struggle: an Introduction to African-American History," given at the Columbus Urban league's Project Brotherhood Program (Columbus, 2004).
- "Moving a Movement: Black Student Activism as an Instrument for Social Reconstruction," given at the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (Milwaukee, 2003).
- "In Our Own Image: Reconstructing Positive Self Identity among African-American Youth," keynote address at the Twin Rivers Chapter of the Links, Inc. (Columbus, 2003).