Alumni

B.A.
Africana Studies
2017
High School Social Studies Teacher
YES Prep Eisenhower High School
After graduating with a B.A. in Africana Studies from the University of Arizona, I went on to pursue my masters at Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education & Psychology with a degree in Social Entrepreneurship & Change. After graduating with this degree, I moved to Houston to teach 11th grade US History & AP US History for one of Houston’s top charter school districts.... Read More
B.A.
Africana Studies
2014
B.A.
Linguistics
2014
Mitigation Investigator
Capital Post-Conviction Project of Louisiana
After graduating in Fall of 2014, I moved to New Orleans to attend Tulane University. I received my Master’s in Social Work in the Fall of 2016. Currently, I am a Mitigation Investigator at the Capital Post-Conviction Project of Louisiana, working on a multi-disciplinary indigent defense team. Our office handles all final appeals for those who have received a death sentence in the State of... Read More
B.A.
Africana Studies
2013
Economic Development Coordinator
Sun Corridor
After graduating in Africana Studies, I moved to Washington D.C. where I worked as a project manager for an international development NGO, working on clean water and sanitation access across Africa. My focus was primarily in South Africa, specifically Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth. After a couple of years in D.C., I moved back to Tucson where I now work as the Economic Development Coordinator... Read More

Our Africana Studies majors have gone on to exciting careers around the world in a wide variety of industries. Search here or browse below to see what you can do with your degree.

B.A.
Africana Studies
2013
B.A.
Sociology
2013
Family Support Worker
Child and Family Services
B.A.
Africana Studies
2017
High School Social Studies Teacher
YES Prep Eisenhower High School
M.S.
Planning
2009
B.A.
Geography
2005
Minor in Africana Studies
2005
Planning Technician
Tucson Unified School District
B.A.
Sociology
1998
Minor in Africana Studies
1998
Sr. Program Officer
Bloomberg Philanthropies
B.A.
Africana Studies
2017
Americorps VISTA - Health & Nutrition Coordinator
Greater Chicago Food Depository
B.S.
Microbiology
2014
Minor in Africana Studies
2014
Master of Public Health
2016
Healthcare Analyst
IASIS Healthcare
B.A.
Africana Studies
2010
Legislative Advocate
California State Conference of the NAACP
B.A.
Africana Studies
2014
B.A.
Linguistics
2014
Mitigation Investigator
Capital Post-Conviction Project of Louisiana
B.A.
Africana Studies
2009
Founder, CEO & President
Onward Hope, Inc
B.A.
Africana Studies
2013
Economic Development Coordinator
Sun Corridor
B.A.
Africana Studies
2018
Administrative Support Specialist
Pima County Health Department
B.A.
Africana Studies
2015
B.F.A.
Theater Production
2015
Actor
Gray Talent Group

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