College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

KASC Staff

Elizabeth MacGonagle
History, African/African American Studies
Associate Professor, Director, Kansas African Studies Center
Wescoe Hall, 3650

Liz MacGonagle is an African historian in the Departments of History and African & African-American Studies. In her research, she crosses historical, geographical, and theoretical boundaries to link nation, culture, and ethnicity to processes of identity formation in African and Diasporan settings. She has served as the Director of KASC since August 2013.

Assistant Director, Kansas African Studies Center
Bailey Hall 207

Doreen holds an MA in African Studies from the Ohio University, Athens.  She is also the Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) coordinator for KASC. Her duties include overseeing all aspects of the administration of the FLAS program, assisting with center events and initiatives, conducting and supporting K-16, university, community outreach activities, and assisting with coordination of grant activities. 

Charlotte Kukundakwe
Outreach & Communications Coordinator
200 Bailey Hall

Charlotte holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Makerere University, Kampala- Uganda. Her main duties include planning, coordinating and promoting Center events, including but not limited to outreach programming on and off campus.

Program Coordinator -- the Continent of Africa, Belgium, France, Italy, Greece, and the Middle East

Tiphani Dixon, Program Coordinator holds an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Indiana University. Her main duties include advising students and coordinating faculty-led program opportunities in the Continent of Africa, Belgium, France, Italy, Greece, and the Middle East, as well as advising students interested in pursuing Fulbright scholarships.




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