Profile: Wendell P. Holbrook

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of African American and African Studies

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.

  • 973-353-5586
  • wholbrok@rutgers.edu
  • 303 Conklin Hall
    175 University Ave.
    Newark, NJ 07102

  • Thursdays 1 to 2 p.m.; and at other times by appointment