Ifetayo Flannery

Ifetayo Flannery

Assistant Professor


Email: ifeflann@sfsu.edu

Office Information: 
Ethnic Studies and Psychology
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Office Hours: 
Tuesday: 14:30-16:00
Ifetayo M. Flannery is an assistant professor in the Department of Africana Studies at San Francisco State University. As a Temple graduate she was the 2016 recipient of the Molefi Kete Asante Founders Award. In 2018, Dr. Flannery was awarded the DuBois Research Fellowship from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her publications can be found in a variety of journals and texts including the Berkeley Journal of African-American Law and Policy, Journal of Supportive Cancer Care, and Qualitative Methods in Africana Studies. She most recently published a book titled, An Introduction to Black Psychology.

Dr. Flannery’s research locates and examines cultural patterns in the collective consciousness of African Diasporic groups with particular focus on their political orientation, social behavior, and spiritual beliefs. She serves as the Vice President of the Bay Area Chapter of the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) and is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Black Psychology.
Research Areas: Black Psychology, Africana Studies/ Afrocentric Methodology, African Diaspora
Courses offered:
AFRS 101: Introduction to Africana Studies
AFRS 200: Introduction to Black Psychology
AFRS 111: Black Cultures & Personalities 
ETHS 720: Research Methods in Ethnic Studies