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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



Joseph Holloway, Ph.D.


Joseph Holloway

Contact Information


  • Ph.D. (History), University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Courses Taught



Selected Publications and Presentations

Article, "The Significance of Dr. Boniface L Obichere within African Studies in the US. Higher Education," in Journal of Pan African Studies, Vol. 16, No. 1, 1998.

(Co-Author with Winifred K. Vass), The African Heritage of American English, 1997.

Editor, The Noble Drew Ali and Moorish Science Temple Movement, 2000.

Instructor's Manual with Tests, The African American Odyssey, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 2000.

An Introduction to Classical African Civilizations, New World African Press, Los Angeles, 2000.

The African Heritage of American English, Indiana University Press, 2000.

Africanisms in American Culture, Indiana University Press, 2000.

Liberian Diplomacy in Africa: A Study of Inter-African Relations, University Press of America, Washington D.C., 1981.

"What has Given America": African Continuities in the North American Diaspora: A Methodological Approach, 2002.

The Significance of Dr. Boniface I. Obichere within African Studies in U.S. Higher Education Journal of African Studies, Winter 1998, Volume 16, Number 1.

African Ethnicity and African-American Culture, Africa in World History: Old, New Then and Now, Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, 1995.

The Origins of African-American Culture, Introductory Readings in Afro-American Studies, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1995. Time in the African Diaspora: The Gullah Experience, Time in the Black Experience, Greenwood Press, 1994.

"Africanisms in the Gullah Oral Tradition," Western Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 13, No. 3, 1989.

"Liberian Foreign Affairs: A Bibliographical Essay," The International History Review, Vol. VII, No. 3, August 1985.

Research and Interests