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Joshua Myers (he/him)

Associate Professor

  • Afro American Studies
  • College of Arts & Sciences


Joshua Myers is an Associate Professor of Africana Studies in the Department of Afro-American Studies at Howard University.  He is author of Cedric Robinson: The Time of the Black Radical Tradition and We Are Worth Fighting For: A History of the Howard University Student Protest of 1989In addition to serving on the board of the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations and the editorial board of The Compass: Journal of the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations, he works with the DC area collectives, Positive Black Folks in Action and the DC Black Power Chronicles. His research interests include Africana intellectual histories and traditions, Africana philosophy, critical university studies, and disciplinarity. His work has been published in Critical Ethnic Studies Journal, The Journal of African American Studies,The Journal of Pan African StudiesThe African Journal of RhetoricThe Human Rights and Globalization Law Review, Liberator Magazine, and Pambazuka, among other literary spaces. He edits A Gathering Together and is on Twitter@ddhewty. His website is

Education & Expertise


African American Studies

Temple University