Serie McDougal, III is a Professor in the Department of Africana Studies, in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University. He received his B.S. in Sociology from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. Additonally, he has a Masters degree in Africana Studies from the State University of New York at Albany, NY, and a Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. McDougal's research areas of interest consist of Africana Psychology, Afrocentric Education, and Afrocentric Social/ Political Theory. Dr. McDougal teaches undergraduate courses reflecting these topics, and he teaches graduate seminars as well. He guides students to publish the Imhotep journal. He advises student groups on SF State's campus, including the historic Black Student Union.
Dr. McDougal has published many articles as well as a book entitled Research Methods in Africana Studies.