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College of Arts & Sciences
Institute for African American Research


Contact Us

The Institute for African American Research is situated at the heart of USC's Columbia Campus, and is open Monday through Friday year round, except national holidays.

The Institute is located on the second level of Thomas Cooper Library, accessed by taking the elevators from the ground floor down to the lower levels. Signs will direct you to the IAAR offices.

Director: Dr. Kimberly E. Simmons — 803.777.4832 — ksimmons@mailbox.sc.edu

Office Phone: 803.777.0645
Office Fax: 
803.777.4865

Mailing Address:

The Institute for African American Research
Thomas Cooper Library L240, Level II
University of South Carolina
1322 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208