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

Areas of Research - Black Psychology, Africana Studies/ Afrocentric Methodology, African Diaspora
Ifetayo M. Flannery is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Africana Studies within the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University. Dr. Flannery is a trained Africologist, completing her Ph.D in the Department of Africology & African American Studies at Temple University. As such, her intellectual contributions are informed by Afrocentric methodology and praxis. 
Dr. Flannery's research specifically examines the impact of collective consciousness as a psychological tool, cultural production, and variable of collective agency within African diasporic communities historically and contemporarily. Her research also contributes methodological and theoretical alternative models for scholars through the Africana Studies disciplinary framework to advance research aiding the psychological and cultural agency of people of African descent.
Dr. Flannery teaches courses including:
AFRS 101: Introduction to Africana Studies
AFRS 200: Introduction to Black Psychology
AFRS 111: Black Cultures & Personalities 
Flannery, Ifetayo M. (2016) “African Diaspora: Heuristics and Perspective within the Africana Studies Disciplinary Framework.” In Qualitative Methods in Africana Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Examining Africana Phenomena, edited by James Conyers. University Press of America, 313-328.
Flannery, Ifetayo M. (2015) "On the Repeal of the Voting Rights Act and the Breadth of the Long Counter Revolution," Berkeley Journal of African-American Law & Policy: Vol. 17: Iss. 2, Article 26.​