world in my hand

Major funding for the ACP contributed by Dr. Joseph A. Bailey II, who provided for an endowed chair and a sub endowment for the study of African American Experiences, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

A portion of the ACP Endowment is dedicated to the study of Jewish American Experiences.


Dr. Joseph A. Bailey II, M.D. Endowed Chairs of American Communities


Dr. Andrew Lyndon Knighton
CSULA Department of English


Dr. Maria Karafilis
CSULA Department of English

Dr. Ricardo Ortiz
Department of English
Georgetown University

Professor Victor Valle
Department of Ethnic Studies
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

To make a tax-deductible donation to the ACP, please contact Dr. Andrew Lyndon Knighton at aknight@calstatela.edu or 323-343-4164.