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Faculty Professor

Skyne Uku-Wertimer –

Academic specialties/ Area of interest:

  • Global issues- World Trade Organization
  • African History: civilizations
  • Contemporary African history- political leader
  • World Colonialism Cultures of the Pan African
  • History of Slavery
  • Racism and Sexism a global perspective- Global issues affecting developing nations- world hunger-refugees

Education Information (degrees and Universities attended):

  • Undergraduate: Livingstone College B.A., 1967 Salisbury , North Carolina
  • Graduate: Howard University M.A., 1969; Ph.D., 1973, Washington D.C.


  • B/ST 200: Ancient African Civilizations
  • B/ST 201: History of Slavery
  • B/ST 337: Culture Pan- African Peoples