Ph.D., Georgia State University;
J.D., John Marshall Law School (Atlanta);
M.A., Georgia State University;
B.A., Georgia State University
"The Welfare Reform Act of 1996: A Liberal View", The Highlighter, Fall
"Politics & Media: The 2008 Presidential Election in Zimbabwe," The
National Social Science & Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV, April
President FDR's Four Freedoms: Messages of Hope and Inspiration,"
Monday Night Club, September, 2011.
"Booker T. Washington and Perils of Piecemeal Reform," Monday Night Club, Dublin, 2005.
"'Born To Rebel': Nelson Mandela and Benjamin E. Mays",
Monday Night Club Meeting, Dublin, 2006;
"Nat Turner: A Troublesome
Property or A 'Moses' of his People?", Monday Night Club Meeting,
Dublin, GA , January 28, 2008
HIST 1011 World Civilization I;
HIST 2111 United States History to 1865;
HIST 2112 United States History Since 1865;
HIST 2132 Minorities in American History;
POLS 1101 American Government ;
CRJU 2316 Introduction to Criminology;
CRJU 2316 Introduction to Criminal Law;
CRJU 1100 Introduction to Criminal Justice;
Dr. Peter B. Makaya was born in Zimbabwe. He earned his B. A., M. A.,
and Ph. D. degrees from Georgia State University where he was an
active member of the Black Students Alliance and the G. S. U. Panther
Soccer Team. He is also a graduate of John Marshall Law School
(Atlanta) where he earned a doctorate in law (J.D.). Dr.
Makaya currently teaches History, Political Science and Criminal
Dr. Makaya is a recipient of the following awards: the 1993 Middle
Georgia College Alumni Association Award for the Most Outstanding
Professor and the 1992 MGC Minority Students Award. He is listed in
the 1996 Edition of Who's Who Among America's Teachers. His
publications include an article titled "The Welfare Reform Act of 1996:
Liberal View" (the Highlighter 13, Fall 1996).
He is past President of the Middle Georgia College Chapter of the
American Association of University Professors (AAUP). He is currently a
member of the Georgia Association of Historians (GAH) and the Georgia
Political Science Association (GPSA). He was an active member of the
Association of Third World Studies (ATWS). He has chaired sessions of
the GAH, GPSA and ATWS and presented the following
papers: "Zimbabwe Since Independence,1980-90" at the Sixth Annual
Conference of the ATWS at Armstrong State University; "The Lancaster
House Conference: Was the Zimbabwe Revolution Betrayed?" at the
Seventh Annual Conference of the ATWS, University of Florida
Gainesville; "Born To Rebel: Nelson Mandela and Benjamin E. Mays" at
the Monday Night Club Meeting, March 13, 2006; "Nat Turner: A
Troublesome Property or a 'Moses' of His People?", Monday Night Club
Meeeting, Dublin, GA, January 28, 2008.
Dr. Makaya sponsors and advises the MGC Model African Union and the
MGC Mock Mediation Club.
He also serves on a number of college committees.