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VIRTUAL DSS | African American Politics by Sharon Austin

2-December from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | African American Politics by Sharon Austin

Thursday, December 2, 2021, from 4 pm to 5 pm

Join us for a presentation by Sharon Austin that examines the social and political relationships among African Americans and people of black Caribbean descent. Other topics include Haitian political behavior, general African American political behavior, and the history and politics of black women.


About the Presenter:

Sharon Austin is an American political scientist, currently a professor of political science at the University of Florida, where she was also a longtime Director of the African-American Studies Program. Austin is a prominent scholar of American politics with specialties in African-American studies, political participation, and both urban and rural local politics.


The Distinguished Speaker Series is sponsored by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, the Florida Humanities, The Helmerich Trust, Aloys & Carol Metty, and The John & Marilyn Rintamaki Family Charitable Fund

Funding for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication, program, exhibition, website, do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.



December 2
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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