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 the formulation of the Center’s academic and intellectual agendas. They also utilize the Center and its resources as a point of convergence, sharing trends, information and teaching resources related to Africa, and collaborating on research.

Asterisk (*) denotes Center for African Studies Executive Committee members
Double asterisk (**) denotes Center for African Studies Steering Committee and Executive Committee members

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong**

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong**

Oppenheimer Faculty Director, Center for African Studies
Ellen Gurney Professor of History and of African and African American Studies (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Leila N. Ahmed

Leila N. Ahmed

Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity (Harvard Divinity School)
Matt R. Andrews

Matt R. Andrews

Senior Lecturer in Public Policy (Harvard Kennedy School)
Center for International Development
Ali Asani

Ali Asani

Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Professor of African and African American Studies (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Robert H. Bates

Robert H. Bates

Eaton Professor of the Science of Government (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Professor of African and African American Studies (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Jacqueline Bhabha

Jacqueline Bhabha*

Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Director, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights
Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer on Law (Harvard Law School)
Suzanne Blier

Suzanne Blier*

Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Professor of African and African American Studies (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
David Bloom

David Bloom

Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Lawrence D. Bobo

Lawrence D. Bobo**

W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Chair of the Department of African and African American Studies (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Thomas Burke

Thomas Burke

Chief, Division of Global Health and Human Rights, Department of Emergency Medicine (Massachusetts General Hospital)
Associate Professor of Surgery (Harvard Medical School)
Founder and President, African Institute of Innovation and Technology
Jessica Cohen

Jessica Cohen

Associate Professor of Global Health (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
John Comaroff

John Comaroff

Hugh K. Foster Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Jean Comaroff

Jean Comaroff**

Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Alejandro de la Fuente

Alejandro de la Fuente

Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Professor of African and African American Studies and of History (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research
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