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Curriculum Vitae

Akil Kokayi Khalfani, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Sociology



Africana Institute


Acting Director

Urban Issues Institute





Dr. Khalfani is the author of The Hidden Debate: The Truth Revealed about the Battle over Affirmative Action in South Africa and the United States. #1 Bestselling book on Affirmative Action

and co-author of Introduction to Sociology: Understanding Our Complex World.


Research Objectives:

-A second book on Liberty, Equality, and Justice

-Critical Sociology edition on Racial Statistics


Areas of Specialization:

-Africana Studies

-Race and Ethnic Relations

-Social Stratification

-Comparative History

-South Africa

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