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Africana Studies and Research Center


Noliwe Rooks, Interim Director

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Grant Farred, Professor

Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty

Gerard Aching, Professor 

N'Dri Assie-Lumumba, Professor

Carole Boyce Davies, Professor

Locksley  Edmondson, Professor

Grant Farred, Professor

Kevin Gaines, W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of Africana Studies

Travis Gosa, Assistant Professor

Siba Grovogui, Professor

Salah M. Hassan, Goldwin Smith Professor

Oneka LaBennett, Associate Professor

Riché Richardson, Associate Professor

Noliwe Rooks, Associate Professor 

C. Riley Snorton, Assistant Professor

Olúfémi Táíwò, Professor

Language Lecturers

Happiness Patrick Bulugu, Lecturer - Kiswahili

Adeolu Ademoyo, Senior Lecturer - Yoruba

Visiting Scholars and Postdocs

Ricardo A. Wilson, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow

Emeritus Faculty

James Turner, Professor Emeritus 

Anne Adams, Professor Emerita

Robert L. Harris, Jr., Professor Emeritus


Treva Levine, Administrative Manager

Renee Milligan, Undergraduate & Financial Coordinator

Joshua Porter, Graduate Field & Event Coordinator