Our People

Leadership

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong, Ph.D., Professor of History and African Studies, currently serves as the Oppenheimer Faculty Director for the Center for African Studies.

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Africa Advisory Board

The Africa Advisory Board brings together brings together business people, entrepreneurs, public servants, academic leaders, and cultural figures... Read more

Executive Committee

The Harvard Center for African Studies Executive Committee is comprised of senior faculty members, who represent a wide range of disciplines... Read more

Faculty Affiliates

Faculty Affiliates of the Center for African Studies represent the full spectrum of the study of Africa at Harvard University. Affiliates contribute to... Read more


Fellows 

Our fellows participate in the Center for African Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and the Harvard University South Africa Fellowship Program. 

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Leadership Council

The Leadership Council comprises a group of 20 dynamic young leaders on the African continent...

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Staff

Harvard University Center for African Studies staff operate in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Johannesburg, South Africa. Read more