Rutgers, Africana Studies

Louis Prisock, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, received his B.S. in Business Administration from Drexel University and his M.A. and PhD from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Louis has taught courses on the Sociology of Money and Markets, Sociology of Wealth, and Black Communities in Contemporary America. Louis is the author of “If Love Children, Say So: The African American Anti-Abortion Movement,” which appeared in The Public Eye, and has written reviews for the journal Contemporary Sociology. Louis’ primary area of research is political sociology with an emphasis on African-American participation in conservative social, political, and intellectual movements. Louis’ current research project examines the African American religious right as a social movement.

Office: Beck Hall 202
Phone: 848-445-3321

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undergraduate students

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40th Anniversary

40 anniversary

Important Words

  • W.E.B. Dubois
    W.E.B. Dubois
    "The guiding of thought and The guiding of thought and deft coordination of deed is at once the path of honor and humanity."