Carolyn Campbell

Carolyn Campbell

Professor of African American Studies

Department of African American Studies

Maccabees Building

5057 Woodward, Suite 11002

Detroit, MI 48202

Carolyn Campbell

Retired: University of Michigan -Flint

Former Director, African American Studies, University of Michigan-Flint

King/Parks/Chavez Scholar


Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • Urban Education and Urban Neighborhoods
  • African American Family


  • Ph.D Anthropology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • M.A. Anthropology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • B.A. Sociology and Social Studies, Oakland University, Rochester, MI Concentration, African Area Studies
  • State of Michigan Teaching Certification: All Subjects, grades 7-8, All Social Sciences and Language Arts, Grades 9-12

Awards and grants

Michigan Campus Compact Faculty Community Service Learning Award, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

Currently teaching

  • AFS 2010: African American Culture: Historical and Aesthetic Roots
  • AFS 1010: Introduction to African American Studies

Courses taught

Urban Education: Conflicts and Strategies for Change

Introduction to Anthropology

Race and Racism

Contemporary Black Social Thought