Humanities & Culture

African Studies Program

Dr. Afua Cooper is not only a scholar, historian, poet, and social and cultural commentator, she's also an African Studies grad.

Afua Cooper (Ph.D, African Canadian History) has expertise which includes slavery, abolition, and freedom, especially for the 18th and 19th centuries, gender studies, Black education, and Black literatures. Her work having been published and award-winning, she is an accomplished writer. As the Johnston Chair in Canadian Black Studies at Dalhousie University, Dr. Cooper has engaged in research, teaching, and publication on Black Canada. Read more about Afua here.


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Afua Cooper

African Studies Program

James Robinson Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies