Retired-Adjunct, African American Studies
Research and Teaching Interests
Traveling, poetry writing, and conducting workshops throughout the nation in correctional facilities, division for youth centers, high schools, colleges, and hospices--Also the Director of the Hank Gathers' Players (a multi-cultural troupe of traveling college student poets).
Professor Abdullah's courses are available during the summer semesters only at Syracuse University.
- with James V. Hatch, An Annotated Bibliography of Black Drama 1823-1977 Bowker Press, 1977
- I Wanna Be the Kind of Father My Mother Was (Poetry Collection), New Readers Press, 1993.
- Nobody Eats Fried Chicken Like Black Folks Do (Poetry Collection), Ernestine Durham Press, 1999.
- This is Gonna Hurt Me a Whole Lot More'n Hurts You (Poetry Collection). Ernestine Durham Press, 2003.