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

Christopher Duggan

Christopher Duggan

Professor in the Department of Nutrition (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Harvard Medical School)
Caroline Elkins

Caroline Elkins

Professor of History and African and African American Studies (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Myron (Max) Essex

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 Farbstein

Susan Farbstein

Clinical Professor of Law (Harvard Law School)
Co-Director, International Human Rights Clinic
Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer

Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine (Harvard University)
Chief Strategist and Co-Founder, Partners In Health
Wafaie W. Fawzi

Wafaie W. Fawzi**

Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Professor of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Global Health (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Chair, Department of Global Health and Population (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Deborah D. Foster

Deborah D. Foster**

Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) for Theater, Dance & Media (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Senior Lecturer on Theater, Dance & Media (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Walter Friedman

Walter Friedman

Lecturer of Business Administration (Harvard Business School)
Director, Business History Initiative (Harvard Business School)
Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Henry Louis Gates Jr.**

Director, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research
Alphonse Fletcher, Jr. University Professor (Harvard University)
Tyler Giannini

Tyler Giannini

Clinical Professor of Law (Harvard Law School)
Co-Director, International Human Rights Clinic
Christopher D. Golden

Christopher D. Golden

Research Scientist, Department of Environmental Health (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Sue Goldie

Sue Goldie

Roger Irving Lee Professor of Public Health (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Director, Global Health Education and Learning Incubator
Director, Center for Health Decision Science
Evelynn Hammonds

Evelynn Hammonds*

Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Professor of African and African American Studies (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and African American Studies (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Michael Hiscox

Michael Hiscox

Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)
Director, Sustainability, Transparency, Accountability Research (STAR) Lab