Erika Walker

Professor Walker completed her MA degree in the Department of African American Studies at Columbia University, New York. Walker reflects the University's core values concerning community engagement as an organizer and scholar. She has received many awards and accolades for her work and research. An alumna of SF State's Africana Studies degree program, the faculty are fortunate to welcome her "home" after much success in New York and the greater Bay area.

Ashley Aaron

Ashley D. Aaron is Lecturer at San Francisco State University in the College of Ethnic Studies, where she lectures in the Department of Africana Studies, and in the Department of Race and Resistance Studies. Professor Aaron’s current teaching and research interests are Africana History 1500-1900, Global Black Liberation Movements, Enslavement and Resistance in the Americas, Afro-Latina/o identity in the Americas, Black Family Studies, and Culturally Responsive Educational practices for youth in color in secondary schools.