FLAS Fellows

The Center for African Studies provides Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships through funding from the U.S. Department of Education Title VI program. FLAS Fellowships support students taking African languages (Amharic, Arabic, Somali, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba and Zulu) and area studies coursework. The fellowships support intensive for-credit study of an African language and to promote the development of competency in African Studies either in the United States or abroad. Learn more about the FLAS Program.

Academic Year 2019 - 2020 FLAS Fellows

Verolyne Barnard
FLAS Fellow 2019-2020
Undergrad Student: International Studies
FLAS Language: Zulu

Barthelemy Bazemo
FLAS Fellow 2018-2020
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

   

David Bwayo
FLAS Fellow 2019-2020
Undergrad Student: Engineering
FLAS Language: Swahili

Lyric Hathaway
FLAS Fellow 2019-2020
Undergrad Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

Fatimah Jaiteh
FLAS Fellow 2019-2020
Undergrad Student: Psychology
FLAS Language: Wolof

   

Mary Kamau
FLAS Fellow 2018-2020
Undergrad Student: Chemistry
FLAS Language: Swahili

Imani Mallard
FLAS Fellow 2018-2020
Undergrad Student: Maternal and Child Health
FLAS Language: Swahili

Katelyn Mensah
FLAS Fellow 2019-2020
Undergrad Student: French
FLAS Language: Swahili

   

Vanessa Perry
FLAS Fellow 2018-2020
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Yoruba

Felicia Ross
FLAS Fellow 2017-2020
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

Fatima Tall
FLAS Fellow 2019-2020
Undergrad Student: Criminology
FLAS Language: Wolof

   

Abigail Woldeamlak
FLAS Fellow 2019-2020
Undergrad Student: Psychology
FLAS Language: Amharic

Summer 2019 FLAS Fellows

Kaylah Clark
FLAS Fellow Summer 2019
Undergrad Student: Sociology
FLAS Language: Swahili

Jazmin JeanBaptiste
FLAS Fellow Summer 2019
Undergrad Student: Acting
FLAS Language: Swahili

   

Darryl Jones
FLAS Fellow Summer 2019
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Arabic

Vivian Lisanza
FLAS Fellow Summer 2019
Undergrad Student: Biology
FLAS Language: Swahili

Katelyn Mensah
FLAS Fellow 2019-2020
Undergrad Student: French
FLAS Language: Swahili

   

TruLe'sia Newberry
FLAS Fellow Summer 2019
Masters Student: Social Work
FLAS Language: Swahili

Juli Stanford
FLAS Fellow Summer 2019
Undergrad Student: Global Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

 

   

Academic Year 2018 - 2019 FLAS Fellows

Betel Anyeta
FLAS Fellow 2018-2019
Undergrad Student: Economics
FLAS Language: Amharic

Barthelemy Bazemo
FLAS Fellow 2018-2020
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

   

Mary Kamau
FLAS Fellow 2018-2020
Undergrad Student: Chemistry
FLAS Language: Swahili

Imani Mallard
FLAS Fellow 2018-2020
Undergrad Student: Maternal and Child Health
FLAS Language: Swahili

Meloney Mosley
FLAS Fellow 2018-2019
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Arabic

   

Vanessa Perry
FLAS Fellow 2018-2020
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Yoruba

Felicia Ross
FLAS Fellow 2017-2020
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

Fatoumata Sankare
FLAS Fellow 2018-2019
Undergrad Student: Political Science
FLAS Language: Arabic

   

Abdul Gafaru Tahiru
FLAS Fellow 2015-2019
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Arabic

Natalie Walton
FLAS Fellow 2018-2019
Undergrad Student: Afro-American Studies
FLAS Language: Zulu

Shatiqua Washington
FLAS Fellow 2018-2019
Undergrad Student: Sociology
FLAS Language: Zulu

   

Summer 2018 FLAS Fellows

Erica Anayango
FLAS Fellow Summer 2018
Masters Student: Business
FLAS Language: Swahili

Neah Banks
FLAS Fellow Summer 2018
Undergrad Student: Music/Theater
FLAS Language: Swahili

   

Janeal Dyer
FLAS Fellow Summer 2018
Undergrad Student: Communications-Management
FLAS Language: Wolof

Kamau Grimes
FLAS Fellow 2015-2018
Masters Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Amharic

Omri Johnson
FLAS Fellow Summer 2018
Undergrad Student: Biology/Psychology
FLAS Language: Swahili

 

Mary Kamau
FLAS Fellow 2018-2020
Undergrad Student: Chemistry
FLAS Language: Swahili

Beverly Khabo
FLAS Fellow Summer 2018
Ph.D. Student: Communication-Speech
FLAS Language: Amharic

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Imani Mallard
FLAS Fellow 2018-2020
Undergrad Student: Maternal and Child Health
FLAS Language: Swahili

   

Martrese Meachum
FLAS Fellow Summer 2018
Masters Student: Communication/Film
FLAS Language: Swahili

Sablena Milinganyo
FLAS Fellow Summer 2018
Undergrad Student: Criminology
FLAS Language: Swahili

Adriana Thompson
FLAS Fellow Summer 2018
Undergrad Student: Education
FLAS Language: Swahili

   

Siera Toney
FLAS Fellow Summer 2018
Masters Student: Divinity
FLAS Language: Amharic

Academic Year 2017 - 2018 FLAS Fellows

Tesfaye Abebe
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

Canice Enyiaka
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

   

Crystal Oluwadamilare
Masters Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Yoruba

Brandon Ramsay
Undergrad Student: International Relations
FLAS Language: Arabic

 

Felicia Ross
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

   

Fatou Sow
Undergrad Student: Communications
FLAS Language: Wolof

Abdul Gafaru Tahiru
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Arabic

 

   

Summer 2017 FLAS Fellows

Javoen Byrd
Masters Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Yoruba

Gamby Camara
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Wolof

   

Kathryn Coney
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

Marnesha Hall
Undergrad Student: Health Education
FLAS Language: Swahili

Malcolm Henry
Undergrad Student: International Business
FLAS Language: Swahili

   

Emi Williams
Undergrad Student: Psychology
FLAS Language: Swahili

Academic Year 2016 - 2017 FLAS Fellows

Tesfaye Abebe
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

Ngozi Burrell
Undergrad Student: Communications
FLAS Language: Arabic

Gamby Camara
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Wolof

Canice Enyiaka
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

Danielle Gantt-Hudgins
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Zulu

   

Beryl Kessio
Undergrad Student: Communications
FLAS Language: Arabic

Sara Swetzoff
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Amharic

Abdul Gafaru Tahiru
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Arabic

   

Summer 2016 FLAS Fellows

Ngozi Burrell
Undergrad Student: Communications
FLAS Language: Arabic

Brittiny Farrier
Undergrad Student: Biology
FLAS Language: Swahili

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Danielle Gantt-Hudgins
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Zulu

Zipporah McCoy
Ph.D. Student: Sociology
FLAS Language: Amharic

Kimberly Monroe
Ph.D. Student: African Diaspora History
FLAS Language: Swahili

   

Bria Montgomery
Undergrad Student: Psychology 
FLAS Language: Swahili

NaTazah O'Neil
Undergrad Student: Biology
FLAS Language: Swahili

Julie Orme
Ph.D. Student: Social Work
FLAS Language: Zulu

   

Amber Smith
Undergrad Student: Psychology
FLAS Language: Swahili

Sara Swetzoff
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Amharic

 

   

Academic Year 2015 - 2016 FLAS Fellows

Tesfaye Abebe
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

Ngozi Burrell
Undergrad Student: Communications
FLAS Language: Arabic

Gamby Camara
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Wolof

Destiny Casson
Undergrad Student: Psychology
FLAS Language: Zulu

Canice Enyiaka
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Swahili

Danielle Gantt-Hudgins
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Zulu

Amanda Gherezghiher
Undergrad Student: Philosophy
FLAS Language: Swahili

Kamau Grimes
FLAS Fellow 2015-2018
Masters Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Amharic

   

Jennifer Keita
Ph.D. Student: Medical Sociology
FLAS Language: Zulu

Alexander II McDaniel
Undergrad Student: Business
FLAS Language: Swahili

Ijeoma Odoh
Ph.D. Student: English
FLAS Language: Yoruba

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Sara Swetzoff
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Amharic

Abdul Gafaru Tahiru
Ph.D. Student: African Studies
FLAS Language: Arabic

 

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