Dr. Alhaji Conteh is an Assistant Professor-in-Residence in the Africana Studies Institute. Dr. Conteh earned his B.A. in Africana Studies with a minor in history from San Diego State University, an M.A. in Africana Studies from Temple University, and his Ph.D. in history from Howard University in 2016. His research interests include Black radical movements, Black internationalism, Pan-Africanism, political prisoners, mass incarceration and resistance movements throughout the African diaspora. His current research examines the Council on African Affairs, a mid-twentieth century Black internationalist organization that attempted to link the struggles for independence in Africa with the Black freedom movement in the United States. He is a member of various professional and political organizations including the Association for the Study of the Worldwide Africa Diaspora (ASWAD), the National Council for Black Studies (NCBS), the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), the American Historical Association (AHA) and the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP).