Andrew B. Stadeker II hailing from the south side of Chicago, by way of the East Side, is currently a 4th year Ph.D. student in AAADS. He is a two-time FLAS Fellow for Akan Twi, once at Ohio University where he received his Master’s in African Studies (2015) and a full year recipient here at IU. His current research is on African American Migration to Ghana, the ‘Africanness’ of Ancient Egypt, and Blacksmiths. Andrew is a husband and father of two boys, Kwaku and Kojo. Andrew has also been a professional barber for 20 years.
Andrew B. Stadeker
Graduate Student, History