Dr. Leonard Jeffries
Achievements & Service to Humanity


  • Lafayette College EastonPennsylvania
  • University of LausanneLausanne, Switzerland
  • Columbia UniversitySchool of Internatiional AffairsNew York, New York
  • Columbia UniversityGraduate FacultiesNew York, New York
  • Honors in Government
  • Rotary International Fellowship
  • Columbia University Fellowship
  • African Studies Fellowship
  • Whitney Opportunity Fellowship
  • Rockefeller Foundation Fellow
    Research and Publications
  • The Urban Crisis in the U.S., Government Honors Thesis
  • The Republic of Senegal's Four-Year Development Plan
  • Sub-National Politics in the Ivory Coast Republic
  • Nation-Building in West Africa: Ivory Coast, Ghana and Guinea
  • Blacks in the Revolutionary Era
  • Crisis in South Africa
  • The African-American
  • Curriculum of Inclusion: New York State Department of Education
  • Research Associate of Alex Haley on Kente Library Project Black Family History
    Professional Activities
  • African Heritage Studies Association
  • African America Scholars Council, Board of Directors
  • American Political Science Associations
  • National Association of Afro-American Educators
  • California Association of Afro-American Educators
  • National Council for Black Studies
    Professional Activities19721975Overseas
  • Evalution of CCNY Field Study Program in Guyana, South America
  • Traveled to Nigeria to help plan CCNY-University of Ife Exchange Program set up through the United Nations Development Program
  • Travel and field research in West Africa for the Kente Library Project of Black Family History
  • Research and field work West Africa for Kente Project concentration on Senegal, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, Dahomey, Nigeria and inter-African linkages
  • Participated in the Third International Congress of Africanists held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, along with fellow scholars from African American Scholars COuncil and the African Heritage Studies Association
  • Research and field work in West Africa for Kente Project of Black Family History, concetrating on impact of slavery and role of Oral Tradition as historical instrument
  • Research and field work in jamaica and Haiti for Kente Family History Project
  • Project Coordinator African Heritage Study AssociationCCNY
  • CCNYKente Project Cunsultant Pilgrimage
    Professional Activities 19751989
    Overseas: Africa and the Caribbean
  • Organizer and PresenterJamaica Conference
  • Organizer and PresenterPueto Rico Workshop Retreat
  • Organizer and PresenterNigeria Conference
  • Delegate and PresenterFESTAC International
  • Evaluator of Peace CorpsCentral America
  • Presenter and participantJamaica Conference
  • Consultant for World Council of ChurchesGeneva, Switzerland
  • Organizer and Director of Zimbabwe Field Study Project
  • Organizer and Leader of Delegate to Zimbabwe and Kenya
  • Presenter and Participant Lecture Series London, England
  • Organizer and Leader of Special Field Study Project to West Africa
  • Organizer and Presenter at Annual ConferenceBrazil
  • Organizer and leader of Special Field Study Project to West Africa


    Scholar Activities
  • Black Studies: Alternative Curricular Model
  • Slave Trade System and the Development of America
  • Impact of American Revolution on Black Expericence
  • Research on the Black Family by the Kente Project
  • Systems Analysis and the African Mini-State
  • Saga of Black HistoryBlack Exodus in Revolutionary Era
  • Neo-Colonialism in West Africa: Case sudies Ivory Coast and Ghana
  • New Directions and Redefinition of Black History
  • Black Studies in Higher Education
  • Sub-National Politics in Ivory Coast
  • New Role of Black History in Black Education
    Scholarly Activities
  • National Council for Black Studies
  • African Heritage Studies Association
  • Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations
  • Nationall Melanin Consortium (KW-WR)
  • Marcus Garvey Symposium and Celebration
    Special Consultancies: (19881989)
  • Kean College, Union, NjBlack Faculty, Staff and Student Development
  • Bellcore Corporate NetworkSpecial sessions organized for corporate executives
  • California State University Systems and California State Department of Education Center for Applied Cultural Studies and Educational Achievement
  • New York State Department of EducationTask Force of Educational Excellence
  • The Caribbean Cultural Center ConferenceCultural Diversity based on Cultural Grounding
  • The Carribbean Cultural Center Curriculum WorkshopCultural Diversity in the African Communities
    Lecture Series
  • Columbia University
  • Harvard University
  • Morehouse College
  • Oberlin College
  • Princeton University
  • Rutgers University
  • Stanford University
  • Vassar College
  • University of Bahia, Brazil
  • University of California
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Genova
  • University of Paris, France
  • University of the West Indies
  • Wesleyan University
  • Yale University

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