Carroll, Karanja Keita
Ph.D. (2007) Temple University – African American Studies
Office: FOB W4
Phone: (845) 257-2721
Africana/Black Studies Academic & Disciplinary Structure
Intellectual History of Africana/Black Studies
Theory Building in Africana/Black Studies
Africana Intellectual Thought
African-Centered Social Theory
African-Centered Theory & Methodology
“A Genealogical Review of the Worldview Concept and Framework in Africana Studies-Related Theory and Research.” In J. L. Conyers, Jr. (Ed), African American Consciousness: Past and Present (Africana Studies, Volume 4): 23-46. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publisher, 2012.
“African-centered Psychology, Education and the Liberation of African Minds: Notes on the Psycho-Cultural Justification for Reparations” Race, Gender & Class 18.1-2 (2011): 52-72. (co-authored with DeReef F. Jamison)
“About Us and Not About Us: Theorizing Student Resistance to Learning about Race and Racism from Underrepresented Faculty” Journal of the International Society of Teacher Education 14.2 (2010): 70-74. (co-authored with Eve Tuck and Michael Smith)
“A Genealogical Review of the Worldview Framework in African-Centered Psychology,” Journal of Pan African Studies 3.8 (2010): 109-134.
“Africana Studies and Research Methodology: Revisiting the Centrality of the Afrikan Worldview in Africana Studies Research and Scholarship,” Journal of Pan African Studies, 2.2 (2008): 4-27.
Book Review of Not Only the Master’s Tools: African American Studies in Theory and Practice, edited by Lewis Gordon and Jane Anna Gordon. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers. Journal of Pan African Studies, 1.4 (2006): 64-69.
“An Introduction to African-centered Sociology: Worldview, Methodology and Social Theory.” Under review for Critical Sociology, Special Issue on African-centered Sociology (Ed., Nikitah Imani).
“Teaching and Pedagogy in Africana Studies: Implications of an African Worldview” for The Global Context of Pedagogy and Research in African and African American Studies (Ed., Victor Okafor).
“On the Impossibilities of a Post-Racist America in the Obama Era” for Race and Postracialism in the Age of Obama: A More Perfect Union? (Eds. G. Reginald Daniel & Hettie Williams).
“Cheikh Anta Diop’s ‘Two Cradle Theory’, Racism and the Cultural Realities of African Descended People in America” for Emerging Voices of Africana: Disciplinary Resonances (Ed. Michael Tillotson).
Works in Progress:
“African-centered Ways of Knowing and Being in the World: Worldview, Epistemology and Constructions of Knowledge”
“Contributions in African-centered Knowledge Production: Africana Women Activist Scholars and African-centered Thought”
“A Short History of Black Studies at the State University of New York – New Paltz.”