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Department of Pan African Studies



Pan African Studies
221 Santa Susana Hall
CSU Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8315

Hours: M-F (8 a.m. to 5 p.m)
Phone: (818) 677-3311
Fax: (818) 677-3619



David L. Horne, Ph.D.


David L. Horne

Contact Information


  • PH.D., History (and Political Economy), UCLA, 1984
    M.A., History, University of Florida, 1973
    M.P.A., (Public Policy and Public Budgeting), CSU San Bernardino, 1983
    B.A., Psychology, University of Florida, 1969

Courses Taught

  • PAS 100 African American Culture
    PAS 165 Introduction to Pan Africanism
    PAS 204 (PAS 296) Critical Thinking/Logic
    PAS 300 Contemporary Issues in the African American Community
    PAS 361 Black Political Behavior
    PAS 465 Pan African Ideology
    PAS 498 Capstone Course
    PAS 595A Advanced African American Studies
    PAS 595B Critical Research Issues in Diaspora Studies
    PAS 600 Pan African Research Methodologies
    PAS 601 Blacks and Urban Public Policy
    MPA 650 Public Policy—Public Policy Analysis


Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Continuing Editor, Journal of African Studies and Journal of Pan African Studies,     1999 to 2007  
  • “21ST Century Pan Africanism: A Re-Definition,” in Proceedings From the Lagos Conference—Pan Africanism, 2005 and Beyond, (ed.) Duro Oni, 2006.
  • “Slave Breeding in America,” in Proceedings of the UCSB Colloquium on Slave Profits   in American History,” (eds.)  Adjoa Aiyetoro and Douglas Daniels, to be published2005-06.
  • Straight To the Point: A Logical Introduction to Critical Thinking, Pearson Press,   2005
  • "The Geographical History of the Ancient West African Kingdoms in a World Perspective 500-1590" (CHAPTER II)  and "The Social/Economic History of the West African Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhay and the Mossi States--500-1590, (CHAPTER V) in World Eras Encyclopedia, Volume 10: West African Kingdoms---500- 1590. Edited by Pierre-Damien Mvuyekure for Manly Pub., Inc., 2003.
  • "Theories, Methods and Paradigms in Africentricity: A Critique," in JPAS, Vol 1, 1,   1998-99.
  • “Slavery Amid Democracy: The Protest of David Walker.” In Democracy in America: A Companion Reader, The Inland Empire Educational Foundation, 1993.
  • “Shared Governance at Compton College: A Model for the State Community Colleges in California,” in The Association of Management Journal, Fall, 1992.
  • “The IGETC: A Look at a Cooperative Management Initiative in California Higher Education, in The Association of Management Journal Supplement, Fall, 1992.
  • “Ethnic Minorities in Honors Programs: A Pragmatic Approach,” in The National Honors Report, the publication of the National Honors Council, 1989.
  • “Passing the Baton: The Nyerere Legacy in Tanzania,” in JAS, Spring, 1988.
  • “Ethnic Minorities in Honors Programs: A Pragmatic Approach,” in The National Honors Report, the publication of the National Honors Council, 1989.
  • “The Sixth Pan African Congress: A Positive View,” in The Black Scholar, Fall, 1974 


  • Winner, 2011, Best Political Commentary, National Black Newspaper Publishers Association
  • African Union Special Diaspora Conference, New York, October 8-10, 2013, African Union Building, 305 East 47th Street, “Vision of the AU-Diaspora relationship by 2063.”
  • Howard University, Washington, D.C., September 21, 2013, the annual Ron Brown International Affairs Conference, Blackburn Auditorium, ‘Re-Integrating Garveyism into 21st Century Pan Africanism.”
  • Sixth Region Diaspora Caucus annual conference, Los Angeles, California, July 19-21, 2013, Airport Holiday Inn Hotel, “21st Century Pan Africanism—A Definition and Clarification.”
  • Tshwane University, Johannesburg, South Africa, May 24-26, 2013, “Modern U.S. Imperialism in Africa—Fact or Myth?”
  • University of the Virgin Islands, April 15-17, 2013, “Current State of Black Studies in the U.S.”


Research and Interests