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José Pimienta-Bey
Dr. José V. Pimienta-Bey
Professor of African & African American Studies and General Studies; Cosby Jubilee Chair of Interracial Education and Justice|African and African American Studies
Dr. José V. Pimienta-Bey
Office Location
Frost Building, 206
Class Schedules
  • AFR 222 (Tue/Thur: 10:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.)
  • AFR/HIS 260 (Mon/Wed: 12:40 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
  • GSTR 310 D (Tue/Thur: 1:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.)
  • AFR 222 (Tue/Thur: 10:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.)
  • AFR/HIS 260 (Mon/Wed: 12:40 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
  • GSTR 310 D (Tue/Thur: 1:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.)


• The African American Experience: Early U.S., Civil War, and Reconstruction
• African American (“Black”) Nationalist Thought
• The Moorish (African) Presence in Western (European) History
• United States-Moroccan Diplomatic History
• Black (African) Psychology
• The Moorish Presence in the Americas and the Moorish Science Temple Movement

  • B.A. in History from Gettysburg College (Pa.), 1984
  • M.A. in History from Shippensburg University (Pa.), 1987
  • PhD in African American Studies from Temple University (Pa.), 1995
Publications & Works
  • The Osiris Papers: Reflections on the Life and Writings of Dr. Frances Cress Welsing. Black Classic Press, 2019. Edited by Raymond A. Winbush and Denise L. Wright. “Laboring Within the Mind Fields of Global White Supremacy.”

    Western Journal of Black Studies. Vol 42, Numbers 1 & 2, Summer 2018. “National Character and American Policing: Some Insights from ‘Black Psychology.’”

    Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance. Bloomsbury Publishing Group [In-press]. Edited by Venetria K. Patton and Kwakiutl Dreher. Entries:
     Marcus Garvey
     Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League
     The Red Summer of 1919
     The African Blood Brotherhood
     The African Orthodox Church
     Wilfred A. Domingo
     The Souls of Black Folk
     The Negro World.

    Abraham Lincoln, Kentucky African Americans and the Constitution. Frankfort: Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, Kentucky Heritage Council, 2010. Edited by Alicestyne Turley. “‘Locating’ Lincoln within African American Myth and History.”

    Africa Rising: Multidisciplinary Discussions on Africana Studies and History. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2010. Edited by Clyde Robertson. “An Africentric Historian’s Reflections Upon African People and the Christian Tradition.”

    Africalogical Perspectives: Historical and Contemporary Analysis of Race and Africana Studies Vol. 6 No.1, Coppin State University. Fall 2009. Edited by Katherine Bankole. “The Significance of Kemet ('Egypt') in the Teachings of the Moorish Science Temple.”

    Encyclopedia of Black Studies. Los Angeles Calif: Sage Publications, 2005. Editors Molefi Asante and Ama Mazama. “The Moorish Science Temple of America.”

    Othello's Children In The 'New World': Moorish History and Identity In The African American Experience. Bloomington IND: 1st Books [Author House Publishers], 2002.

    Golden Age of The Moor. Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick N.J.1992. Edited by Ivan Van Sertima." Moorish Spain: Academic Source and Foundation For The Rise and Success of Western European Universities In The Middle Ages."