Rutgers, Africana Studies

Naa Oyo A. Kwate, is Associate Professor of Human Ecology and Africana Studies. Trained as a clinical psychologist, her research centers on psychological and social determinants of African American health.  She is interested in individual level experiences of identity and inequality, and the intersection of these variables with more distal structural factors, particularly neighborhoods. Her research has been funded by the Department of Defense, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health.

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Office: Cook Office Building 208
Phone: 732-932-9153 ext. 319

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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."