Executive Committee & Faculty Affiliates (2015-16)

Faculty Director

Caroline M. Elkins
Oppenheimer Faculty Director of the Center for African Studies; Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies (FAS)
Work Phone: 617.495.2568
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Executive Committee

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong
Harvard College Professor and Professor of History and of African and African American Studies (FAS); Senior Advisor for African Studies to the Vice Provost for International Affairs History
Work Phone: 617.496.3684 Website: Visit Website
Categories: Executive Committee, Faculty
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Jacqueline Bhabha
Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights (HSPH); Director, Harvard’s Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights; Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer on Law (HLS) Law
Work Phone: 617.384.7743
Categories: Executive Committee, Faculty
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Suzanne Blier
Allen Whitehill Clowes Chair of Fine Arts and Professor of African and African American Studies (FAS) History of Art and Architecture, African and African American Studies
Work Department of History of Art & Architecture Sackler Museum Harvard University 485 Broadway Cambridge MA 02138 Work Phone: 617.495.2377
Categories: Executive Committee, Faculty
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Lawrence D. Bobo
W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences (FAS) Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on RaceSociology, African and African American Studies
Work Phone: 617.495.3812 Website: Visit Website
Categories: Executive Committee, Faculty
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Jean Comaroff
Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, and Oppenheimer Research Fellow
Work Phone: 617.496.2519
Categories: Executive Committee, Faculty
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John Comaroff
Hugh K. Foster Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, and Oppenheimer Research Fellow in African Studies
Work Phone: 617.496.2658
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Deborah D. Foster
Director of Studies for Special Concentrations; Senior Lecturer on Folklore and Mythology (FAS)
Work Phone: 617.495.8056
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Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Director, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research; Alphonse Fletcher, Jr. University Professor (FAS)
Work Phone: 617.496.5468
Categories: Executive Committee, Faculty
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Sue Goldie
Roger Irving Lee Professor of Public Health Director, Harvard Global Health Institute Director, Center for Health Decision Science Department of Health Policy and Management
Home Phone: 617.432.2010
Categories: Executive Committee, Faculty
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Evelynn Hammonds
Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science and of African and African American Studies
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Biodun Jeyifo
Professor of African and African American Studies and Professor of Comparative Literature (FAS)
Work Phone: 617.384.9418
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Calestous Juma
Director of the Science, Technology, and Globalization Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Professor of the Practice of International Development (HKS)
Work Phone: 617.496.8127
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Ann Marie Lipinski
Curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard Nieman Foundation for Journalism
Work Phone: 617.496.8870
Categories: Executive Committee, Faculty
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Marcyliena Morgan
Professor of African and African American Studies; Executive Director of the Hiphop Archive & Research Institute
Categories: Executive Committee, Faculty
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John M. Mugane
Director of the African Language Program; Professor of the Practice of African Languages and Cultures (FAS), Director of the Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program
Work Phone: 617.496.4995
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Nathan Nunn
Professor of Economics (FAS)
Work Littauer Center M-29 Cambridge MA 02138 Work Phone: 617.496.4958 Website: Full Bio
Categories: Executive Committee
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Kay Kaufman Shelemay
G. Gordon Watts Professor of Music and Professor of African and African American Studies (FAS) (On leave 2015-16 academic year)
Work Phone: 617.495.4008
Categories: Executive Committee, Faculty
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Lucie White
Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law (HLS)
Work Phone: 617.495.4633
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Faculty Affiliates

Leila N. Ahmed
Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity (HDS) Women’s Studies in Religion
Work Harvard Divinity School 45 Francis Avenue Cambridge MA 02138 Work Phone: 617.496.5316
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Ali Asani
Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion, Professor of African and African American Studies (FAS) Director, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies ProgramChair of Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Cultures, Committee on the Study of Religion
Work Barker Center 305, 12 Quincy St. Cambridge MA 02138 Work Phone: 617.495.5755
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Robert H. Bates
Eaton Professor of the Science of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies (FAS) Government
Work Phone: 617.496.8237 Website: Visit Website
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Theresa Betancourt
Associate Professor of Child Health and Human Rights (HSPH); Director, Research Program on Children and Global Adversity Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human RightsGlobal Health and Development
Work 651 Huntington Avenue FXB Building 7th Floor Boston MA 02115 Work Phone: 617.432.5003
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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David Bloom
Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography (HSPH) Global Health and Population
Work 665 Huntington Avenue Boston MA 02115 Work Phone: 617.432.0866
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Thomas Burke
Chief, Division of Global Health and Human Rights, Department of Emergency Medicine, MGH; Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Founder and President, African Institute of Innovation and Technology; Chair, Ujenzi Charitable Trust Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, MGH; Division of General Pediatrics, Childrens’ Hospital Boston; Harvard Medical School
Work Zero Emerson Place, Suite 104 Boston MA 02114
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Jessica Cohen
Assistant Professor of Global Health Public Health
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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, Afro-Latin American Research Institute History
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Sarah Dryden-Peterson
Assistant Professor of Education (HGSE)
Work Phone: 617.495.8142 Website: http://sarahdrydenpeterson.com/
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Christopher Duggan
Professor in the Department of Nutrition (HSPH); Associate Professor of Pediatrics (HMS) Nutrition
Work Division of GI/Nutrition Children\\’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue Boston MA 02115 Work Phone: 617.355.7612
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Myron (Max) Essex
Chair of the Botswana-Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership; Chair of the Harvard AIDS Initiative; Mary Woodard Lasker Professor of Health Sciences (HSPH)
Work Phone: 617.432.2334
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Susan Farbstein
Clinical Professor (HLS) Co-Director, International Human Rights Clinic
Home Phone: 617.495.4589 Website: Human Rights Program
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Wafaie W. Fawzi
Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences and Professor of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Global Health (HSPH)
Work Phone: 617.432.2086
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Gunther Fink
Assistant Professor of International Health Economics Global Health and Population
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Michael Hiscox
Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs (FAS)
Work CGIS Knafel Building 1737 Cambridge Street, Room 208 Cambridge MA 02138 Work Phone: 617.495.2605 Website: Personal Website
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Michael Hooper
Assistant Professor of Urban Planning
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Bassey E. Irele
Librarian for Sub-Saharan Africa, Collection Development Department Harvard College Library – Widener Library
Work Phone: 617.495.3559
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Ousmane Oumar Kane
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society; Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (FAS) Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Work Phone: 617.496.8508
Categories: Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Michael Kremer
Gates Professor of Developing Societies and Professor of Economics (FAS)
Work Phone: 617.495.9145
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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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)
Work Phone: 617.384.5661
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Gwyneth McClendon
Assistant Professor Government and Social Studies
Work Phone: 617-496-1515
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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George Paul Meiu
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African and African American Studies
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Ingrid Monson
Quincy Jones Professor of African American Music (FAS)
Work Phone: 617.495.2791
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Nawal Nour
Associate Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine (HMS)
Work Phone: 617.732.4740
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Jacob K. Olupona
Professor of African Religious Traditions (HDS); Professor of African and African American Studies (FAS)
Work Phone: 617.496.0354
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Phuong Pham
Research Scientist, Department of Global Health and Population (HSPH) Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Work Harvard Humanitarian Initiative 14 Story Street Cambridge MA 02138 Website: Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI)
Categories: Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Mindy Roseman
Lecturer on Law; Academic Director of the Human Rights Program
Work Harvard Law School WCC 3120 Work Phone: 617.495.6912
Categories: Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Christian Tryon
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Michael VanRooyen
Professor of Medicine (HMS); Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population (HSPH) Director, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Categories: Faculty, Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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Patrick Vinck
Research Scientist, Department of Global Health and Population (HSPH) Director, Program on Peach and Human Rights, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Work Harvard Humanitarian Initiative 14 Story Street Cambridge MA 02138 Website: Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Categories: Harvard Center for African Studies (Faculty)
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