Dr. Chilungu retired as of December 2010.
Ph. D., SUNY-Buffalo, 1974
Simeon W. Chilungu started teaching at Buffalo State College in September 1970. He has done field research among the Arabs and African Americans in the city of Lackawanna, New York and in the Kenyan city of Nairobi. His interests include language, national identity and culture, language and kinship terms around the world, language and music in Africa, and language and cultures of Bantu Africans across the southern half of the African continent.
Professor Chilungu teaches
- ANT 102: Introduction to Ethnological Analysis
- ANT 305: Peoples of Africa
- ANT 307: Urban Anthropology
- ANT 380: Language and Culture
- ANT 411: The African Family
Professor Chilungu emphasizes qualitative and quantitative techniques of descriptions and analysis of indigenous as well as modern world nations.