Taylor Duckett

Taylor D. Duckett is a Graduate Teaching Associate in the Department of Africana Studies. She is known for her poetry and spoken word and has extensive creative writing and journalism experience. Ms. Duckett's research interests include Africana Literature and the Oral Tradition, and she also enjoys teaching written composition. Ms. Duckett holds a B.B.A. in Business Law from the University of Miami and is completing her M.F.A in Creative Writing - Poetry with an Africana Studies focus, from SF State. 

Duane Deterville

Professor Deterville is lecture faculty in the Africana Studies Department of San Francisco State University's College of Ethnic Studies. He teaches the course Black On-Line: Cyberspace, Culture, and Community.  As an artist, writer and scholar of visual culture he has lectured at museums, colleges, and universities on African and African Diasporic visual culture.