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Dr. Maulana Karenga
Professor and Chair

Department of Africana Studies

California State University--Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Blvd.

Long Beach, CA 90840-0905

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Teaching Experience


–California State University, Long Beach, Department of Black Studies, Professor, 1989-

–University of California, Riverside, Black Studies, Ethnic Studies, 1984-1989

–San Diego State University, Afro-American Studies (1984) Associate Professor; (1975-1977) Assistant Professor

–University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Afro-American Studies, Visiting Professor - 1983-1984

–California State University, Dominguez Hills, Afro-American Studies, 1982-1983, Associate Professor

–California State University, Long Beach, Black Studies - 1979-1982

–California State University, Los Angeles, Pan-African Studies, 1977-1979, Associate Professor

–United States International University, San Diego, - Social Change, 1977-1978, Adjunct Professor

–Grossmont College, El Cajon, Swahili, 1976-1977

–San Diego City College, Black Studies, 1977

Stanford University, Seminar on Black Politics of the Sixties, Visiting Professor, 1977

–University of Nebraska, Omaha, Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Black Studies, 1980

–Guest Lecturer, San Diego State University, in the following classes:

–Teacher of Record, Multicultural Approaches in Education, SDHRC, San Diego State University Extension, 1976

–Lecturer, Seminar on "The Political Economy of the Black Community," Union of Experimenting Colleges and Universities, held at UCSD, La Jolla, Ca., l976.

–Lecturer/Consultant, "The Dynamics and Dimensions of Black Power," Leimburg Center for the Study of Violence, Brandies University, Waltham, Ma., 1968.

–Lecturer/Consultant, Leadership and Community Organization, Interreligious Foundation for Community Organizers (IFCO), Ohio Organizing Project, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio and New York, 1968

–Lecturer/Consultant, Social Action and Community Organization, Urban Training Center, Chicago, 1968.

–Lecturer/Consultant, Social Action, Community Organization and Black/Brown Cooperative Projects,

Social Action Training Center, Los Angeles, 1968.

–Lecturer/Consultant, Minority and Urban Problems, Institute for Training and Program Development, Los Angeles, 1966-1969

–Lecturer/Consultant, Ideology and Community Organization, Center for Social Action, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1966-1969

–Instructor, Black History, Venice Adult School, Los Angeles, 1966-1967