Department of English


Dr. R. Neville Choonoo
Professor, Chair of Africana and Latino Studies

Office hours (Fall 2015):
MWF 11:00am12:00pm

Courses Fall 2015):
ALIT 250 - African-american Literature
ALIT 351 - Literature of the Harlem Renaissance

Fitzelle 265

N. Choonoo


Dr. Choonoo has taught in both the English department and the Africana and Latino Studies Program since 1975. He completed his Teacher’s Diploma at Springfield College, South Africa and his B.A. at Western Illinois University. He holds one M.A. from the City College of New York and another from Columbia University, where he completed his Ph.D. in 1982. Dr. Choonoo is an active participant of Peace of Mind, a progressive organization dealing with issues of discrimination and exploitation around the world, and is also the recipient of two NEH grants. He has published many articles and reviews and is currently conducting research on African postcolonial literature.