- Associate Professor of Africana Studies
- Chair of Africana Studies
- Director, Gertrude B. Lemle Teaching Center
Associate Professor Charles Peterson Explores the State of Black Citizenship in New Book
August 11, 2021
Beyond Civil Disobedience: Social Nullification and Black Citizenship (African American Philosophy and the African Diaspora), by Associate Professor of Africana Studies Charles Peterson, was published in July by Palgrave Macmillan. The book interrogates the nature and state of African American citizenship through the prism of Social Contract Theory. Challenging the United States’ commitment to African American citizenship, the book explores the idea of Social Nullification, the decision to reject, revoke and re-define the social contract with a state and society.
Charles Peterson Co-Edits Issue of Journal of Art and Art Criticism
October 31, 2019
Charles Peterson, associate professor of Africana studies, co-edited a special issue of the Journal of Art and Art Criticism: Aesthetics and Race, Vol. 77, No. 4, Fall 2019 and the introduction to the issue, "Exploring Truth and Beauty in Worlds of Color: An Introduction to the JAAC Special Issue on Race and Aesthetics."
Oberlin Establishes Minor in African American Music
February 1, 2022
This Week in Photos: Lessons In and Out of the Classroom
November 12, 2021
Associate Professor Charles Peterson Appointed Director of the Lemle Teaching Center
August 26, 2021