Leadership

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong, Ph.D., Ellen Gurney Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, currently serves as the Oppenheimer Faculty Director for the Harvard University Center for African Studies. Susan Cook and Y. Obenewa Amponsah serve as Executive Directors of the Center for African Studies offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Johannesburg, South Africa, respectively. 

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)

Emmanuel Akyeampong is Oppenheimer Faculty Director of the Harvard University Center for African Studies,  and Ellen Gurney Professor of...

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Susan Cook

Susan Cook

Executive Director, Cambridge Office

Sue Cook is the Executive Director of the Harvard University Center for African Studies. Trained as a linguistic...

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