Pan-African Studies | Serie McDougal

Department of Pan-African Studies
5151 State University Dr. Los Angeles
King Hall C3095 
Phone (323) 343-2290
Fax (323) 343-5485
Email [email protected]




Serie McDougal III, Ph.D.
Office: King Hall C3095 
(323) 343-2290
Email: [email protected]

Dr. McDougal, III received his B.S. in Sociology from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. Additionally, he has an MA in Africana Studies from the State University of New York at Albany, NY, and a Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.  Serie McDougal is also the co-director of the Afrometrics Research Institute. His research interests span five basic areas: 1.) Black fatherhood, 2.) Black manhood studies, 3.) Research methods and theorization in the discipline of Africana Studies, 4.) African and African American politics, and 5. Black student engagement. 


In 2017, Dr. McDougal was honored by the National Association for Ethnic Studies who awarded him the Robert L. Perry Mentoring Award.  He is the author of the book, Research Methods in Africana Studies, which received the National Council of Black Studies’ Ida B. Wells/Cheikh Anta Diop Award for Outstanding Scholarship in 2016 and the Cheikh Anta Diop Institute for Scholarly Advancement’s Excellence in Scholarship Book of the Year Award in 2015.