Graduated: 2010, Masters in Pan African Studies
Thesis title: Using rastafari 'deep'thought to develop a culturally responsive and comprehensive pan african history course for students of african descent in the united states.
Alumni informationCurrently working in Illinois: South Suburban Community College
Graduate Student InformationRemy Johnson is from Atlanta, Georgia by way of Chicago, Illinois. He earned a BA degree in African World Studies at Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, Georgia with a concentration in African Literatures/Languages. Mr. Johnson has attended lectures at Cheik Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal; University of Cape Town in Cape Town, Azania (South Africa); and the University of Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe while participating in an independent study/study abroad experience. Mr. Johnson's research interests extend to the unifying and liberating implications of land repossession on human development in the African world, and utilize history and literature to examine the affects of land displacement. Mr. Johnson plans to build centers of education designed to serve children of the African Diaspora. These educational centers will use an African centered curriculum as a means of fostering an African identity in the children of the African Diaspora. After SU, he plans to complete a Ph.D. in Pan African Studies, continue his professional writing career, teach, travel, develop a periodical to serve urban youth, and continue to build the nation.