Camille Z. Charles


  • Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about her experience as a biracial woman and her research that explores the intra-racial diversity among black Americans. Read here interview in by the Philadelphia Inquirer here.

  • Camille Z. Charles, director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Africana Studies, moderated a talk with Ta-Nehisi Coates, author, educator and national correspondent for The Atlantic. Details about this event here.

  • Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors a Contexts article about the social movement Black Lives Matter and police tactics. Penn News mentions the article here.

Director, Center for Africana Studies
Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences
Professor of Sociology, Africana Studies & Education

Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995