University of Rochester
Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies

AAS Graduates, 2012

FDI 2012 Graduates


Bachelor of Arts Degree in African and African-American Studies (AAS)

2014 Diploma Ceremony


2014 AAS Majors


Latoya Shantel Heron

Julian Suzette Smith


2014 AAS Minor


Leah Marie Reino




2013-14 FDI Undergraduate Prizes


The Frederick Douglass Prize is a college-wide contest to select the best undergraduate research

paper in the broad area of African and African-American Studies.

Quinlan Mitchell

for his paper on

"Liberated Black Sound: Polyvocal Madness in Black Female Performance”


Adam Ondo

for his exceptional contributions to Undergraduate Research in

African and African-American Studies




Graduate Certificates in AAS


Tiffany Barber

Graduate student in the Visual & Cultural Studies Program


Joseph Vogel

PhD Candidate in English Department






Congratulations and best wishes to AAS graduates!