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The Americas: African American Culture Area

Years employed

Faculty name

Title

Area

1966-69

 

Ulysses Kay

 

Lecturer

 

African America

 

1967-71

 

Willie Ruff

 

Lecturer

 

African America

 

1969-77

 

Rodney Vlasak

 

Assistant Professor

 

Blues

 

1971-76

 

William G. Carter

 

Acting Assistant Professor

 

African America

 

1979-present

Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje

Professor

African American sacred music

 

1994-present

Cheryl L. Keyes

Professor

African American popular music

 

1997-present

James Roberson

Adjunct Assistant Professor

African American ensemble

 

2006

Henry Butler

Regents' Lecturer

Blues/ jazz/ New Orleans piano

 

2009, 2010

 

Birgitta Johnson

 

Lecturer

 

African American popular music