Charles F. Peterson (on leave 2014-15)
Associate Professor of Black Studies
Department/Affiliation: Africana Studies
Office Address: 001 Kauke Hall
- B.A., Morehouse 1992
- M.A., SUNY Binghamton 1995
- Ph.D., SUNY Binghamton 2000
- AFST 100: Intro to Africana Studies
- AFST 246: Africana Popular Culture
- AFST 300: Readings in Africana Studies
Awards and Professional Memberships
- Oberlin's City Council
- Published in poetry and scholarly journals, and encyclopedias
- Manuscript, "The Margins of Elite anti-Colonial Leadership" was published by Lexington Books
- Writing a monograph on popular culture and mass popular consciousness in the Africana World
- He is a founding member of the Department of Africana Studies at The College of Wooster, where he has been a member of the faculty since 2000.
- Peterson's areas of expertise include Africana Philosophy (socio-political theory), Afri-Marxist Philosophy, Africana Intellectual History, Africana History, African-American Literature, and cultural studies.
- He has taught in Temple University's Department of African American Studies and worked as an instructor at Florida International University's African New World Studies Program.