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Dr. Tara Jabbaar-Gyambrah

Dr. Tara Jabbaar-Gyambrah

Adjunct Professor



Dr. Jabbaar-Gyambrah is the senior assistant director of the University Honors College at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Prior to this, she served as the director of multicultural affairs at Hilbert College for six years.

Focus of Teaching

Black Families Part I and Part II, Hip-Hop in Society, Race & Ethnicity

Current Research

Dr. Jabbaar-Gyambrah recently published an article “Gender Politics of Hip-Hop and Hip-Life Music in New York and Ghana" in the Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, 39:1 (January 2015): 7-31

Dr. Jabbaar-Gyambrah recently published a book chapter. “Gender and Culture: The Shaping of British Colonial Educational Policy in West Africa,” in Zachery Williams, Ed., Africana Cultures and Policy Studies: Scholarship and the Transformation of Public Policy (New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), 203-216.

Educational Background

Ph.D. in American Studies (specializing in Women's Studies) from University at Buffalo.

Master of Arts & Humanities in African-American Studies and Sociology, from University at Buffalo.