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 Studies
History; Department of African and African American Studies

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 Health
Global Health and Population, Epidemiology, Nutrition

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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 Research
African and African American Studies

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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

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Biodun Jeyifo

Professor of African and African American Studies and of Comparative Literature (FAS)
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
African and African American Studies, Comparative Literature

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Geoffrey Jones

Isidor Straus Professor of Business History
Harvard Business School

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Calestous Juma

Professor of the Practice of International Development; Director, Science, Technology, Globalization, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (HKS)
Harvard Kennedy School

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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

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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

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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 Sciences
African and African American Studies

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Nathan Nunn

Frederic E. Abbe Professor of Economics (FAS)
Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Jacob Olupona

Professor of African and African American Studies and of African Religious Traditions
Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University Faculty of Arts & Science
African and African American Studies

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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 Studies
African and African American Studies

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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 Health
Global Health and Population

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Lucie E. White

Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law (HLS)
Harvard Law School

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Faculty Affiliates

Leila N. Ahmed

Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity (HDS)

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Matt R. Andrews

Senior Lecturer in Public Policy (HKS)
Center for International Development

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Ali Asani

Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion (FAS, HDR)
Director, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program
African and African-American Studies, Committee on the Study of Religion, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Cultures, South Asian Studies

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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

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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.

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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.

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Thomas Burke

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (HMS)
Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Global Health and Human Rights

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Jessica Cohen

Associate Professor of Global Health (Harvard T.H. Chan School of 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, Hutchins Center Afro-Latin American Research Institute

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Sarah Dryden-Peterson

Associate Professor of Education (HGSE)

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Christopher Duggan

Professor in the Department of Nutrition (HSPH); Professor of Pediatrics (HMS)

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Caroline Elkins

Professor of History and of African and African American Studies (FAS)

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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

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Susan H. Farbstein

Clinical Professor of Law (HLS)
Co-Director, International Human Rights Clinic

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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

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Günther Fink

Associate Professor of International Health Economics (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)

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Walter A. Friedman

Lecturer of Business Administration (HBS)
Director, Business History Initiative

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Tyler Giannini

Clinical Professor of Law (HLS)
Co-Director, International Human Rights Clinic

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Christopher D. Golden

Research Scientist, Department of Environmental Health (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Harvard University Center for the Environment

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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 Health
Department of Health Policy and Management


Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and African American Studies

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Michael Hiscox

Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs (FAS)

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Michael Hooper

Associate Professor of Urban Planning (GSD)

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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)

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Phyllis Kanki

Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)

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David Kennedy

Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law (HLS)
Faculty Director, Institute for Global Law and Policy

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Michael Kremer

Gates Professor of Developing Societies and Professor of Economics (FAS)

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Robert Lawrence

Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment
Harvard Kennedy School
Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government

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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)
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Global Health and Population

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Gwyneth McClendon

Assistant Professor of Government and Social Studies
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Committee on Degrees in Social Studies

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George Paul Meiu

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African and African American Studies
Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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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 Sciences
African and African American Studies

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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.

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Cassandra Okechukwu

Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Pauline E. Peters

Faculty Affiliate and Senior Research Fellow
Harvard Kennedy School Center for International Development

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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

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Christian Tryon

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Patrick Vinck

Assistant Professor
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Global Health and Population

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Dyann Wirth

Richard Pearson Strong Professor of Infectious Diseases Chair
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Immunology and Infectious Diseases

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