Akilah R. Carter-Francique, Ph.D.

"Sings of Freedom: Examining the Expereicnes and Contributions of Black Women in Sport"


Dr. Akilah R. Carter-Francique is an assistant professor in the Prairie View A&M University Department of Health and Kinesiology.

Carter-Francique is the co-founder (with Deniece Dortch, a post-doctoral research associate in the University of Utah's College of Education) and director of "Sista to Sista", a co-curricular leadership development program designed to foster a sense of connection among black female college athletes. She has authored a number of journal articles and book chapters, presented her scholarship nationally and internationally, and maintains affiliations with such organizations as the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS), the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), and the College Sport Research Institute (CSRI). 

Dr. Akilah Francique-Carter

October 18, 2016. Dr. Akilah Francique-Carter, Ph.D., an assistant professor at Prairie View A&M University, presented "Sings of Freedom: Examining the Experiences and Contributions of Black Women in Sport".