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Leslie Etienne

School of Liberal Arts/Africana Studies Program

Expert Bio

Leslie Etienne is the founding executive director of the Center for Africana Studies and Culture through the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. He is a clinical associate professor of Africana studies and director of the Africana Studies Program at IUPUI.

He attended Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas, and later served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guyana, South America. He received his master’s in international affairs and development from Clark College in Atlanta, his MPA from Troy University and his Ph.D. in leadership and organizational change from Antioch University.

Areas of Expertise

Black social movements, Black culture.

Other Information

Center for Africana Studies and Culture at IUPUI: https://news.iu.edu/stories/2020/10/iupui/releases/28-africana-studies-center-and-scholarship-affirm-community-commitment.html

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