Wendell P. Holbrook

Wendell P. Holbrook

Email

wholbrok [at] rutgers.edu

Phone

973-353-5586

Office Location

303 Conklin Hall
175 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102

Wendell Holbrook is an associate professor of African American and African Studies. He holds a Ph.D. in history from Princeton University, and has been the recipient of several prestigious fellowships: the post-doctoral fellowship in history at Johns Hopkins University; a Fulbright Fellowship (for research in Ghana); and the National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. Professor Holbrook researches and has published on the oral histories of the African experience in World War II. His courses focus on, but are not limited to, African and African American history and politics. He is a member of the African Studies Association and the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History.

Courses Taught

INTRO TO AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
BLACK POLITICAL THOUGHT
AFRICAN CULTURAL RETENTIONS IN THE AMERICAS
AFRICA IN THE 20TH & 21ST CENTURIES
COMPARATIVE RACE RELATIONS SOUTH AFRICA & US
AFRO-AMERICAN COMMUNITY

Education

Ph.D., History, Princeton.