Barbara Omolade

Barbara Omolade

  • Barbara Omolade 
  • Dean of Multicultural Affairs, Calvin College


As Calvin College's first Dean of Multicultural Affairs, Barbara Omolade is a Christian scholar specializing in African-American and women's issues. She is the co-director of the 2004 Consultation of Afro-Christian Scholars in Higher Education and over the past 40 years she has journeyed through civil rights activism, African-American cultural awakenings, early feminism, and the dawning era of women's studies. During this time she also raised a family, earned two graduate degrees, taught college, did pioneering scholarship, home-schooled her son and converted to Christianity.

Presentations at Calvin University:

"My Story" in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Part of the: January Series

Monday, January 17, 2005  (12:30 PM–1:30 PM EST)
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium

Underwritten by: Peter & Pat Cook

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Featured publication

The Rising Song of African American Women

The Rising Song of African American Women
by Barbara Omolade 
Routledge (November 21, 1994)


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