Staff

Delande Justinvil
Academic Administrator
Mandel Center, 2nd Floor, Pod 226
(781) 736-2090
delandej@brandeis.edu

 

Faculty

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.
Office Hours: TBA

Jasmine Johnson, Assistant Professor of African and Afro-American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Afro-diasporic dance. Black performance studies. Theories of diaspora. Black feminisms. Ethnography. West African politics and culture. Urban renewal and gentrification.
Office Hours: Wed. 10:00am - 12:00pm & by appointment 

Theresa LynchVisiting Lecturer in the Department of African and Afro-American Studies
African American and modern United States history, social and political history, Civil Rights movement, and media studies.
Office Hours: TBA

Wellington W. Nyangoni, Professor of African and Afro-American Studies
Africa: Economic development. Comparative Third World political economy.
Office Hours: Tues./Thur. 3:30 - 5:30pm & Fridays by appointment

Carina RayAssociate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies
Africa and the Black Atlantic world. Race and sexuality. Comparative colonialisms and nationalisms. Migration and maritime histories. Relationships between race, ethnicity, and political power.
On leave 2015 - 2016

Faith L. Smith, Undergraduate Advising Head
Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies and English
African and Afro-American literature. Anglophone Caribbean literature.
On leave 2015 - 2016

Derron Wallace, Florence Levy Kay Fellow in Education and African and Afro-American Studies
Social stratification. Immigrant incorporation. Race and ethnicity. Global Black masculinities. Critical race theory. Disability studies.
On leave Fall 2015

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.
Office Hours: Tues. 10:00am - 12:00pm & by appointment

 

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


Greg Childs
, Assistant Professor of History
Department of History


Abigail Cooper
, Assistant Professor of History
Department of History


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


Anita Hill
, University 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