2020 NCOBPS CONFERENCE PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BLACK POLITICAL SCIENTISTS 2020 PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS Keesha M. Middlemass, Howard University Domingo Morel, Rutgers University-Newark SECTIONS & SECTION CHAIRS I. African and Diaspora Politics Takiyah Harper-Shipman, Davidson College II....

Dr. Hoyt Alexander King, 1944-2019

The National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) expresses our condolences to the family of Dr. Hoyt King, a retired political science professor at Tennessee State University (TSU).  He passed away on December 15, 2019.   Originally from...

Dr. Cobie Archer Harris (Kwasi)

Dr. Cobie Archer Harris (Kwasi) August 2, 1953-September 27, 2019 NCOBPS mourns the loss of Dr. Cobie Archer Harris (also known as “Kwasi”).  Dr. Harris was a Professor Emeritus of African American Studies and Political Science at San Jose State University.  Dr....

Dr. Michael Combs, 1950-2019

It is with deep sadness to announce the passing of Dr. Michael Combs, a Full Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Nebraska. Dr. Combs died on August 29. He was 69-years old. Dr. Combs served as President of the National Conference of...

NCOBPS’ Statement on Racism and Nativism

National Conference of Black Political Scientists Condemns the Wave of Racism and Nativism Contacts: Sekou Franklin, President Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, President-Elect Kathie Stromile Golden, Executive Director July 24, 2019—As an organization dedicated to racial...

Dr. Byrdie Larkin

In Memoriam Dr. Byrdie Larkin, 1952-2019 It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Dr. Byrdie Larkin, a long-time member of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists. Dr. Larkin died unexpectedly in her home on June 2. She previously served on...

NCOBPS Statement on New Zealand

National Conference of Black Political Scientists Expresses Solidarity with Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Centre in New Zealand Contacts: Sekou Franklin, President Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, President-Elect Kathie Stromile Golden, Executive Director The...

Statement on DACA

Shayla C. Nunnally, PresidentSekou Franklin, President-Elect Contact: 662-254-3094 or 3092 We all have been young and dreamed about a brighter future. Parents dream about opportunities for their children, and young people dream for success without fear of retribution...