What can I do with a Pan-African Studies major?

What can I do with a PAS degree?

Students who major or minor in a Pan-African Studies degree program have unlimited opportunities in the career field of their choice.  Students graduate with a keen understanding of the social, cultural and economic issues facing people of African descent and other Peoples of Color. They graduate as competent and skilled professionals who are able to assist organizations in a variety of ways.  

 

List of Career opportunities include:

  • Community Organizing
  • Social Work
  • Advocacy
  • Higher Education
  • Doctors, Astronauts (Mae Jemison)
  • Actors (Angela Bassett)
  • Attorneys (Michelle Obama) 
  • Judges   

 

Kent State University Pan-African Studies graduates make an impact everyday.

 

 

 

Below is a list of our recent graduates who are placing Pan-African Studies in action.

Advocacy & Community Organizing

Preston Mitchum ‘10

  • Director of Policy, URGE Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity

Robin A. Wright

Associate Director of Social Change and Leadership, Diversity Leadership Coach, Racial healing

DaMareo Cooper ‘08

Executive Director,   National Organizing Director BlackPAC and board member of the Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee. Former Executive Director Ohio Organizing Collaborative

Krista Franklin ‘94

Poet and visual artist, co-founder of Tres Colony: an artist collective, artwork has been displayed on the FOX television drama series “Empire” and on the covers of award winning books.