Staff & Undergraduate Department Representatives

Delande Justinvil
Academic Administrator
Mandel Center, 2nd Floor, Pod 226
(781) 736-2090

Amanda Caroline de Oliveira Pereira '15
Administrative Assistant

Derrick Orare '14

Hannah Young '15


Chad Williams, Chair, Department of African and Afro-American Studies

Mandel Center for the Humanities, 219

AAAS Faculty

Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, Associate Professor of English and African and Afro-American Studies
American and African American Literature and Culture. Critical Race Theory. Gender and Sexuality Studies. Multiethnic Feminisms.

Emmanuel Asiedu-Acquah, Lecturer in African and Afro- American Studies
African History. Modern West Africa. Colonialism. Ghanaian Youth Culture.

Mingus Ulysses Mapps, Assistant Professor of African and Afro-American Studies and Politics
Urban politics. Race in American politics. Race, inequality and public policy. Civil Rights law and politics. Campaigns and elections.

Wellington W. Nyangoni, Professor of African and Afro-American Studies
Africa: Economic development. Comparative Third World political economy.

Faith L. Smith, Undergraduate Advising Head
Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies and English
African and Afro-American literature. Anglophone Caribbean literature.

Chad Williams, Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies
African American and modern United States History. African American military history. World War I. African American intellectual history.


AAAS Emeritus Faculty

Ibrahim Sundiata, The Samuel and Augusta Spector Professor of History
Africa: Social history. Slavery. The African diaspora. Afro-Brazil.


AAAS Affiliated Faculty

Joyce Antler, Samuel B. Lane Professor of American Jewish History and Culture and Women's and Gender Studies
Department of American Studies

Abigail Cooper, Assistant Professor of History
Department of History

Richard Gaskins, Proskauer Chair in Law and Social Welfare
Department of American Studies

Jane Hale, Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature
Department of Romance Studies

Anita Hill
, Senior Advisor to the Provost and Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women's Studies
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Daniel Kryder, Associate Professor of Politics
Department of Politics

Janet McIntosh, Associate Professor of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology

Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson, Senior Scientist and Senior Lecturer
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management