Department of Òrìṣà Ìṣẹ̀ṣe

Brown, Marilyn

Chair

Àlàdé, Basha

Professor

Craddock, YemọjaKẹ́mi LaShaunda

Professor

Hampton, Benjamin

Professor

Ifoma, Òrìṣàgbèmí Madu

Professor

Ọmọlọlá, Báyọ̀

Professor

Palmer, Ọlátúndùn

Professor

Washington, Àkànḳé Tyra

Professor

Brown, Mari

Chair

(202) 415-4984

Bokor (Iyánífá/Ifá Priestess)

  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (CCI).
  • Certification (CVT), Washington Hospital Center School of Cardiovascular Science, Washington, DC.
  • Certification (Healing Touch I, II), Healing Touch International, VA.
  • Certification (Raw Food Nutrition and Preparation), Sunfired Foods, Panama and Living Foods Institute, GA.
  • B. A. Interdisciplinary Studies (Adv. Soc. Sci.), Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.
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Basha, Àlàdé

Professor

(732) 513-4041

Ìyálórìṣà (Ọbàtálá Priestess)

  • M.A. (Film) New York University in film and education.
  • B.A. (Subject) Stanford University
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Craddock, YemọjaKẹ́mi LaShaunda

Professor

(804) 431-6177

Ìyálórìṣà (Yemọja Priestess)

  • Ed.D. (Educational Leadership), Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • M.A. in Interdisciplinary studies, Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Graduate Degree for Teaching Certification, Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • B.A. (English and African-American Studies), Virginia Commonwealth University.
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Ifoma, Òrìṣàgbèmí Madu

Professor

(678) 949-2693

Babaláwo (Ifá Priest)

  • Business Management, University of Maryland (US Army), Munich Campus.
  • Certificate in Medical Laboratory Science, United States Army Academy of Science, TX
  • B.S. Biology, Knoxville College, TN
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Ọmọlọlá, Báyọ̀

Professor

(443) 983-0174

  • Ph.D. (African languages) University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa.
  • M.A. (Yorùbá Literature), University of Ìlọrin, Nigeria.
  • M.A. (Communications Arts) University of Ìbàdàn, Nigeria.
  • B.A. (Yorùbá Language) University of Ifẹ̀, Nigeria.
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Palmer, Ọlátúndùn

Professor

(617) 922-1977

  • Ed.D. (Educational Leadership) Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
  • M.A. (School Administration), Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC.
  • M.A.Ed. (Special Education: Mild/Moderate Disabilities) Lesley University, Cambridge, MA.
  • B.S. (Social Science: Human Development and Family) Lesley College (now Lesley University), Cambridge, MA.
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Washington, Àkànḳé Tyra

Professor

(917) 593-5840

Iyánífá (Ifá Priestess)

  • M.S. (Acupuncture), Tri State College of Acupuncture, NY.
  • B.A. (History and Education), Howard University, Washington, DC
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