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Picture taken at the African Studies Association of Africa Third Biennial Conference at the United States International University-Africa in Nairobi, Kenya

Jacquetta Ayewoh (she/her)

  • College of Arts & Sciences


Professor Ayewoh is an English professor who teaches ENGW 102, 103, and 104 at Howard University. She obtained her B.A in English/Secondary Certification from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (2011), her M.A in English Literature and Composition from Millersville University of Pennsylvania (2016), and she is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Morgan State University. Professor Ayewoh holds a Pennsylvania teaching license for grades 7-12, and has taught both middle and high school ELA from 2012-2016, she later obtained her Pennsylvania state license for Education Directors in 2016 where she quickly began working as a secondary level administrator for an alternative education program in Harrisburg, Pa. As an Education Director, Professor Ayewoh supervised a team of teachers and support staff, revised and mandated state required curriculum for secondary students, implemented calendars for experiential learning opportunities, increased parent engagement, and created and implemented a GED curriculum. Prior to arriving to Howard, Professor Ayewoh taught ENGL 101 and 102 at Morgan State (MD) and Bowie University (MD) respectively.  

Professor Ayewoh's research interests include, but are not limited to, 20th-21st century African American Literature, Black Masculinities Studies, and Cultural Studies. 

Education & Expertise


Bachelor of Arts

English/Secondary Certification
Shippensburg University (PA)

Master of Arts

English, Writing, and Rhetoric
Millersville University (PA)

Doctor of Philosophy

Morgan State University (MD)