Associate Professor of Religious Studies & Philosophy and African & African American Studies: Stephen Finley
AAAS’s mission is to promote critical thinking and challenge students to attain the highest levels of intellectual achievement and personal development through the study of ideas, practices, theories, and experiences of Africans, African Americans, and other diasporic communities. To fulfill our mission, AAAS is comprised of a visionary and diverse faculty whose work commands a range of expertise and focuses on history, ethnicity, and gender, social, cultural, political, religious, and literary studies. Our faculty’s commitment to excellence supports AAAS’s vision to always foster an intellectually challenging and stimulating environment for our students. In addition, we are committed to addressing social injustices and promoting community engagement.