- Congratulations to Dr. Sunny Yang for recieving the ACLS (American Council of Learned Societies) fellowship!
- Dr. Herman Kelly was chosen as a recipient of the Kumba Community Member/Organization Award as a part of the 2017-2018 LSU Black History Month Celebration by the LSU African American Cultural Center.
- Dr. Roland Mitchell was awarded the 2017 LSU Distinguished Faculty Award!
- AAAS faculty won five out of six awards sponsored by the African American Cultural Center (Dr. Roland Mitchell, Dr. Dari Green, Dr. Stephen C. Finley, Dr. Joyce M. Jackson and Linda Smith Griffin.
- Four AAAS faculty were awarded Manship Summer Research Grants (Dr. Solimar Otero, Dr. Stephen C. Finley, Dr. Isiah Lavender, and Dr. Michael Bibler).
- Finley, S.C., Green, D., Martin, L.L. & Rovaris, D. (Forthcoming). Lifting as We Climb. Western Journal of Black Studies.
- Finley, S.C. and Martin, L.L. (2017). The Complexity of Color and the Religion of Whiteness. In Martin, L.L., Horton, H.D., Herring, C., Keith, V. and M. Thomas. (Eds.). Color Struck. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers. 179-195.
- Martin, L.L., Horton, H.D., Herring, C., Keith, V. and M. Thomas. (Eds.) (2017). Color Struck. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
- Martin, L.L. (2017). Introduction. In Martin, L.L., Horton, H.D., Herring, C., Keith, V. and M. Thomas. (Eds.). Color Struck. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers. xiii-xvii.
- Mitchell, R. & Lewis, H. (2016). Beyond Mammy, Jezebel, & Sapphire: Reclaiming Images of Black Women. Portland, OR: Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation.
- Wooten, S.C., & Mitchell, R. (Eds.) (2016). Preventing Sexual Violence on Campus: Program Innovation to Challenge Traditional Approaches. New York, NY: Routledge.
- Congratulations to Dr. Dari Green in being a Geust coach in LSU's basketball game against Missouri on February 17, 2018.
- Congratulations extended to Dr. Stephen C. Finley on receiving the prestigious ATLAS grant for the 2017-2018 academic year.
- Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Juan Barthelemy accepted a new position in the School of Social Work at the University of Houston.
- Congrats to our own, Dr. Solimar Otero, on becoming Director of the Program in Comparative Literature!
- Dr. Herman O. Kelly, Jr.’s edited book, "The Black Rhetorical Traditions in The Civil Rights Movement," is under contract with Congnella Academic Publishing. Congrats Dr. Kelly!
- Dr. Dari Green’s book project, "The Lower Coast of Algiers," is under contract with Arcadia Publishing and will become part of the Images of America series. Congrats Dr. Green!
- Congratulations to Dr. Lori Martin and Dr. Michael Bibler on receiving the LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award!
- Congratulations to Dr. Petra Robinson and Dr. Isiah Lavender on receiving the LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award!
- Congratulations to Dr. Kenneth Fasching-Varner. Dr. Varner was recently recognized with the Engagement Award from College of Human Sciences and Education!