Tag: Elon

Buffie Longmire-Avital

Buffie Longmire-Avital is an applied developmental psychologist with a health and well-being focus. She is an Associate Professor of Psychology and coordinator of African and African-American studies at Elon University Broadly, her research interests focus on how psychosocial and cultural factors contribute to health disparities that impact minority emerging adults. Her current research is two-fold: First, she examines the relationships among psychosocial… Read more →

Mussa Idris

  Dr. Mussa Idris is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Elon University. Regarding his teaching experience, for more than ten years Dr. Idris has taught undergraduate classes in  Anthropology, Sociology, and African Studies, including at the University of Florida (in the Department of Anthropology and at the Center for African Studies) and at the… Read more →

Brian Digre

Brian Digre is a Professor of History at Elon University.  His classes focus on modern Africa, the modern Middle East, and the world in the 20th century. He also teaches a senior seminar for International and Global Studies.  Digre’s interest in Africa began in 1978 when, as a Peace Corps volunteer, he  taught English and history at a rural high… Read more →

Jason Aryeh

Jason Aryeh is an Assistant Professor of Dance. He is a choreographer and artist scholar. His research interests include the infusion of modern techniques with West African dance movements/forms to dance training, choreography and performance. Aryeh has worked with numerous artists in developing movements of infusion into choreography and performance artist to name a few, includes Darwin Prioleau, Clyde Morgan,… Read more →