Frederick Gooding, Jr., PhD

Frederick Gooding, Jr. Assistant Professor
Northern Arizona University
Ethnic Studies
Blg SBS West 70 Rm #222
Phone: 928-523-8134


Dr. Gooding is a faculty member in Ethnic Studies at NAU. His research and teaching focus on African American History, Critical Race Theory as well as Media, Movies & Mainstream Sports. Most recently, he has been involved with NAU's first ever Hip Hop Action/Appreciation/Awareness Week. He advises the Black Student Union and Upsilon Chi Entrepreneurial Fraternity groups on campus. His recent publications include "The Emperor's New Clothes: Identifying Racism in Obama's Post-Racial Society" in the edited volume "Re-vitalizing the American Dream: Essays on Barack Obama" and "You Mean, There's RACE in My Movie? The Complete Guide to Understanding Race in Mainstream Hollywood."