Nebraska Authors

James L. Conyers

AKA: Dr. James L. Conyers

Places Lived

New Jersey
New York
Philadelphia, PA
Omaha, NE
Houston, TX

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


African-American Subjects; Black Studies


Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1983, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ
Master of Arts Degree in Africana Studies, 1984, University of Albany, Albany, NY
Graduate Studies, 1991, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Ph.D. in African American Studies, 1992, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA


Professor of History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE (1999-2002)
Professor of Black Studies, University of Nebraska-Omaha
Chairman of the Black Studies Department, UNO (2000-2002)
Director, African American Studies Program, University of Houston, Houston, TX (2002-present)

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, NE
University Professor of African American Studies, University of Houston, Houston, TX


University Teaching Excellence Award,University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, NE, 1999


National Council of Black Studies
Irving Louis Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy, Board of Trustees
Association of Black Sociologists
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History


African Studies: A Disciplinary Quest for Both Theory and Method. 2005.

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