Executive Committee & Faculty Affiliates (2016-17)

Executive Committee

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong
Professor of History and of African and African American Studies (FAS); Oppenheimer Faculty Director, Center for African Studies (Chair) Center for African StudiesHistory; Department of African and African American Studies
Jacqueline Bhabha
Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Director of Research for FXB Center for Health and Human Rights Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Suzanne Blier
Professor of Fine Arts and Professor of African and African American Studies (FAS) History of Art and Architecture, African and African American Studies
Lawrence D. Bobo
W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies; Chair, Department of African and African American Studies (FAS) Sociology, African and African American Studies
Jean Comaroff
Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology; Oppenheimer Research Fellow (FAS) Anthropology, African and African American Studies
John Comaroff
Hugh K. Foster Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology; Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies (FAS) Anthropology, African and African American Studies
Wafaie W. Fawzi
Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences; Professor of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Global Health; Chair, Department of Global Health and Population Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthGlobal Health and Population, Epidemiology, Nutrition
Deborah D. Foster
Senior Lecturer on Theater, Dance & Media; Director of Undergraduate Studies for Theater, Dance & Media (FAS) Theater, Dance & Media
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Alphonse Fletcher, Jr., University Professor; Director, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research (FAS) Hutchins Center for African and African American ResearchAfrican and African American Studies
Sue Goldie
Roger Irving Lee Professor of Public Health; Director, Global Health Education and Learning Incubator at Harvard University; Director, Center for Health Decision Sciences Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Evelynn M. Hammonds
Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science; Professor of African and African American Studies (FAS) History of Science, African and African American Studies
Biodun Jeyifo
Professor of African and African American Studies and of Comparative Literature (FAS) Faculty of Arts and SciencesAfrican and African American Studies, Comparative Literature
Geoffrey Jones
Isidor Straus Professor of Business History Harvard Business School
Calestous Juma
Professor of the Practice of International Development; Director, Science, Technology, Globalization, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (HKS) Harvard Kennedy School
Ann Marie Lipinski
Curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard Nieman Foundation for Journalism
John Macomber
Senior Lecturer of Business Administration Harvard Business School
Marcyliena Morgan
Professor of African and African American Studies; Executive Director of the Hiphop Archive, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research (FAS) Hutchins Center for African & African American Research (FAS)African and African American Studies
John M. Mugane
Professor of the Practice of African Languages and Cultures; Director of the African Language Program (FAS) Harvard University Faculty of Arts and SciencesAfrican and African American Studies
Nathan Nunn
Frederic E. Abbe Professor of Economics (FAS) Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Jacob Olupona
Professor of African and African American Studies and of African Religious Traditions Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University Faculty of Arts & ScienceAfrican and African American Studies
Kay Kaufman Shelemay
G. Gordon Watts Professor of Music and Professor of African and African American Studies (FAS) Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Center for Middle Eastern StudiesAfrican and African American Studies
Michael VanRooyen
Professor of Medicine; Director, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative; Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Harvard Chan School of Public Health, HMS) Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthGlobal Health and Population
Lucie E. White
Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law (HLS) Harvard Law School

 

Faculty Affiliates

Leila N. Ahmed
Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity (HDS)
Matt R. Andrews
Senior Lecturer in Public Policy (HKS) Center for International Development
Ali Asani
Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion (FAS, HDR) Director, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies ProgramAfrican and African-American Studies, Committee on the Study of Religion, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Cultures, South Asian Studies
Robert H. Bates
Eaton Professor of the Science of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies (FAS)

Research Interests: Politics, economic development, poverty and political transition, agricultural development and political violence. Download CV

Theresa Betancourt
Associate Professor of Child Health and Human Rights (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) Director, Research Program on Children and Global Adversity

Research Interests: The developmental and psychosocial consequences of concentrated adversity on children and families, resilience and protective processes in child development, child health and human rights, and applied cross-cultural mental health research. Download CV

David Bloom
Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)

Research Interests: Health, economics, demography, HIV/AIDS. Download CV

Thomas Burke
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (HMS) Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Global Health and Human Rights
Jessica Cohen
Associate Professor of Global Health (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Alejandro de la Fuente
Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin-American History and Economics and Professor of African and African American Studies and of History Director, Hutchins Center Afro-Latin American Research Institute
Sarah Dryden-Peterson
Associate Professor of Education (HGSE)
Christopher Duggan
Professor in the Department of Nutrition (HSPH); Professor of Pediatrics (HMS)
Caroline Elkins
Professor of History and of African and African American Studies (FAS)
Myron “Max” Essex
Mary Woodard Lasker Professor of Health Sciences (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) Chair, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health AIDS Initiative; Chair, Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership
Susan H. Farbstein
Clinical Professor of Law (HLS) Co-Director, International Human Rights Clinic
Paul Farmer
Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine (HMS); Chair, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine (HMS); Chief, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of Global Health Equity Chief Strategist and Co-Founder, Partners In Health
Günther Fink
Associate Professor of International Health Economics (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Walter A. Friedman
Lecturer of Business Administration (HBS) Director, Business History Initiative
Tyler Giannini
Clinical Professor of Law (HLS) Co-Director, International Human Rights Clinic
Christopher D. Golden
Research Scientist, Department of Environmental Health (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) Harvard University Center for the Environment
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and African American Studies
Michael Hiscox
Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs (FAS)
Michael Hooper
Associate Professor of Urban Planning (GSD)
Bassey E. Irele
Librarian for Sub-Saharan Africa (FAS)
Ousmane Oumar Kane
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society (HDS); Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (FAS)
Phyllis Kanki
Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
David Kennedy
Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law (HLS) Faculty Director, Institute for Global Law and Policy
Michael Kremer
Gates Professor of Developing Societies and Professor of Economics (FAS)
Robert Lawrence
Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment Harvard Kennedy SchoolMossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
Jennifer Leaning
Director of the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights; Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights (HSPH); Associate Professor of Medicine (HMS) Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthGlobal Health and Population
Gwyneth McClendon
Assistant Professor of Government and Social Studies Faculty of Arts and SciencesCommittee on Degrees in Social Studies
George Paul Meiu
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African and African American Studies Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Ingrid Monson
Quincy Jones Professor of African-American Music, supported by the Time Warner Endowment, and Professor of African and African American Studies Director of Undergraduate Studies; Mather House SCR Associate Member Faculty of Arts and SciencesAfrican and African American Studies
Nawal Nour
Associate Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine (HMS)

Research Interests: Female circumcision/female genital cutting, global women’s health, general obstetrics and gynecology, African immigrant and refugee. Download bio

Cassandra Okechukwu
Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Pauline E. Peters
Faculty Affiliate and Senior Research Fellow Harvard Kennedy School Center for International Development
Phuong Pham
Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population, Director of Evaluation and Implementation Science at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Doris Sommer
Ira Jewell Williams, Jr., Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies; Director of the Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Christian Tryon
Assistant Professor of Anthropology Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Patrick Vinck
Assistant Professor Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthGlobal Health and Population
Dyann Wirth
Richard Pearson Strong Professor of Infectious Diseases Chair Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthImmunology and Infectious Diseases