Combined Ph.D. in Anthropology and African American Studies

Anthropology and African American Studies converge in the mutual project of making sense of how racial formations impact global processes, and well as in the generation of new methodologies for studying power and resistance across the social sciences and humanities. Yale’s Combined Ph.D. in African American Studies and Anthropology includes introductory coursework in both departments followed by qualifying exams and a dissertation prospectus process that encourage students to creatively combine these fields in ways that support their own emerging scholarship.


Resources and Common Connections:


Ethnography and Social Theory Colloquium

Department of African American Studies

Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration

Program in Race, Ethnicity, and Migration

American Studies Program

MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program