The Public Humanist

The Public Humanist contributor: Charles Okwandu

Charles Okwandu played basketball at the University of Connecticut from 2008 to 2011, when he graduated with a degree in political science. He is currently head basketball coach at Two Rivers High School. He, his wife, and young daughter live in the Hartford area.

What the Public Humanities Can Mean for Immigrant Communities


Nigerian basketball star Charles Okwandu on how the public humanities can help immigrants feel at home while honoring their nations’ histories and cultures.