The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, based in Milwaukee, WI offers a fully funded PhD in African and African Diaspora Studies. The PhD program offers two concentrations: 1) Political Economy and Public Policy and 2) Cultures and Societies of Africa and the Diaspora. The Department is able to guarantee 3-4 years of funding for students in the Ph.D. Program. Most admitted Ph.D. students are funded via academic-year Teaching Assistantships. In addition to their stipends (approximately $13,750/year), these appointments include full remission of tuition as well as benefits such as low-cost health insurance.