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jbowens@arizona.edu
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Bowens, Johnny W
Senior Lecturer

Dr. Johnny Bowens is a Senior Lecturer in the Africana Studies Department. His educational background:

  • B.A. degree in Sociology from Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana in 1968
  • M. Ed. Degree in Educational Administration from the University of Arizona , Tucson, Arizona in 1973
  • Ph.D degree in Community Sociology from Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio in 1978

Dr. Bowens’ interests is in community organizations.  He has been involved in numerous civic and community organizations where he has received numerous special awards.

Currently Teaching

AFAS 200 – Introduction to Africana Studies

Course provides a comprehensive understanding of the African American experience as grounded in the humanities. A broad investigation of Africana history and culture and its subsequent evolution in the United States.

AFAS 220 – Introduction to African American Studies

Introductory survey of the literature, history, culture and social issues affecting Black Americans.

Introductory survey of the literature, history, culture and social issues affecting Black Americans.

AFAS 222 – African American Studies: A History of Ideas

This course is concerned with the history of oppression of African and other Indigenous peoples in the world and examines ideas by radical philosophers and scholars from the African Diaspora directed toward liberation from oppression.

This course is concerned with the history of oppression of African and other Indigenous peoples in the world and examines ideas by radical philosophers and scholars from the African Diaspora directed toward liberation from oppression.