Past Officers

Directors

Leslie Alexander Vice President
(2011 – 2015)
Associate Professor of African American and African Studies
The Ohio State University

Abena Busia
(2007 – 2011)
Professor of Literature
Rutgers University

Kim D. Butler
(2011 – 2015)
Associate Professor of History
Department of Africana Studies
Rutgers University

Michael A. Gomez, Founder
(2000 – 2007)
Professor of History and Middle Eastern Studies
New York University

 

Treasurers

Jean Allman
(2007-2011)
Professor of History
Washington University in St. Louis

Robin D.G. Kelley
(2000-2003)
Professor, Department of History
New York University

Barbara Krauthamer
(2003-2007)
Assistant Professor of History
New York University

Walter C. Rucker
(2011 – 2015)
Associate Professor of History
Rutgers University

 

Secretaries

Yvonne Daniel
(2000-2005)
Professor of Dance and Afro-American Studies
Smith College

Laurie Lambert
(2011 – 2015)
Assistant Professor African American and African Studies
University of California, Davis

Erik McDuffie
(2007-2011)
Assistant Professor
Department of African American Studies and Research
Gender and Women’s Studies Program
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

 

Ebony P. Jones
Graduate Assistant

Diana Lachatanere
Project Manager

Past Board Members

Laura Rosanne Adderley
(2013 – 2015)
Associate Professor of History
Director of African and African Diaspora Studies
Tulane University

Leslie Alexander
(2013 – 2015)
Associate Professor of African American and African Studies
The Ohio State University

Jean Allman
(2008-2011)
Professor of History
Washington University in St. Louis

Lisa Aubrey
(2000-2005)
Associate Professor of Political Science
Ohio University

Hilary Beckles
(2013 – 2015)
Principal and Prov-Vice-Chancellor
University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados

Boubacar Barry
(2000-2005)
Professor of History
Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar

Jerome Branch
(2007-2013)
Associate Professor of Latin American Studies
University of Pittsburgh

Kim D. Butler
(2013 – 2015)
Associate Professor of History
Department of Africana Studies
Rutgers University

Yvonne Daniel
(2003-2009)
Professor of Dance and Afro-American Studies

Carole Boyce Davies
(2007-2011)
Professor of Africana Studies and English
Cornell University

Howard Dodson
(2000-2009)
Director
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Jualynne Dodson
(2007-2013)
Professor of Sociology, African American and African Studies
Michigan State University

Joseph Dorsey
(2013 – 2015)
Professor of History, Comparative Literature, and Film Studies
Purdue University

Chouki El Hamel
(2013 – 2015)
Associate Professor of History
Arizona State University

David Barry Gaspar
(2000-2005)
Professor of History
Duke University

Michael A. Gomez
(2000-2009)
Professor of History and Middle Eastern Studies
New York University

Farah Jasmine Griffin
(2005-2009)
Professor of English, Comparative Literature and African-American Studies; Director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies
Columbia University

Robert Hill
(2000-2007)
Professor of History and Editor-in-Chief, The Marcus Garvey and UNIA Papers
UCLA

Tanya Huelett
(2013 – 2015)
Senior Program Associate
Facing History and Ourselves

John Hunwick
(2000-2005)
Professor of History and Religion
Northwestern University

Jayne Ifekwunigwe
(2005-2011)
Visiting Associate Professor of African and African American Studies
Duke University
Former Reader in Anthropology
University of East London (U.K.)

Francis Abiola Irele
Professor of African and African American Studies, Romance Languages and Literatures
Harvard University

Fatima Jackson
(2013 – 2015)
Director
Institute of African American Research
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Stanlie James
(2013 – 2015)
Director of the African and African American Studies Program
Arizona State University

Laurie Lambert
(2013 – 2015)
Assistant Professor African American and African Studies
University of California, Davis

Natasha Lightfoot
(2013 – 2015)
Assistant Professor of History
Columbia University

Monica Lima
(2013 – 2015)
Professor of African History at the History Institute
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil

Patrick Manning
(2007-2013)
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of World History
University of Pittsburgh

Erik McDuffie
(2013 – 2015)
Associate Professor of History, African American Studies, African Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Yuko Miki
(2013 – 2015)
Assistant Professor
History
Fordham University

Joseph C. Miller
(2000-2009)
T. Cary Johnson, Jr. Professor of History
University of Virginia

James Millette
(2000-2007)
Professor of History
Oberlin College

Paula Moreno
(2013 – 2015)
Former Minister of Culture
Government of the Republic of Colombia

Micere Githae Mugo
(2000-2007)
Writer and Professor of Literature
Department of African American Studies, Syracuse

Colin Palmer
(2000-2009)
Professor of History
Princeton University

Wania Sant’Anna
(2013 – 2015)
Consultant and Co-Coordinator
Commission on Diversity at Petrobas, Brazil

Kelvin A. Santiago-Valles
Professor of Sociology, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Africana Studies
SUNY-Binghamton

Verene A. Sheperd
Professor of History
University of the West Indies-Mona

Elisee Soumonni
(2013 – 2015)
Professor of History and Archaeology
National University of Benin, Abomey-Calavi

Julio Cesar de Souza Tavares
(2000-2009)
Associate Professor, Department of Communications
Federal Fluminense University, Brazil

Filomina Steady
(2007-2013)
Professor of Africana Studies
Wellesley College

Sterling Stuckey
(2000-2007)
Professor of History
University of California, Riverside

Ibrahim Sundiata
(2000-2005)
Professor of History and Department Chair
Howard University

Rosalyn Terborg-Penn
(2000-2007)
Professor of History
Morgan State University

Deborah A. Thomas
(2013 – 2015)
Professor of Anthropology and Africana Studies
University of Pennsylvania

Antonio Tillis
(2013 – 2015)
Professor of Hispanic Studies
School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs
College of Charleston

Sheila Walker
(2000-2007)
Professor, Department of Anthropology & Annabel Irion Worsham
Centennial Professor
College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin

Margaret Washington
(2000-2009)
Professor of History
Cornell University

Elisa Joy White
(2013 – 2015)
Associate Professor
African Diaspora Studies
University of California – Davis

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