Najee E. Muhammad, associate professor emeritus at Ohio University, died at his home in Athens, Ohio, on March 8. He was 69 years old.
Dr. Muhammad joined the faculty at the university in 1996 and taught in the department of educational studies. He served for one year as interim chair of the department of African American studies.
A native of the Bronx, New York, Dr. Muhammad was a graduate of Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina. He earned a master’s degree from Springfield College in Massachusetts and a doctorate in the history and philosophy of education at the University of Cincinnati.