Staff & Undergraduate Department Representatives
Mandel Center, 2nd Floor
Avital H. DeSharone '13
Jessye S. Kass '13
Chad Williams, Chair
Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies
Expertise: African American and modern United States History. African American military history. World War I. African American intellectual history.
Faith L. Smith, Undergraduate Advising Head
Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies and English
Expertise: African and Afro-American literature. Anglophone Caribbean literature.
Wellington W. Nyangoni
Professor of African and Afro-American Studies
Expertise: Africa: Economic development. Comparative Third World political economy.
The Samuel and Augusta Spector Professor of History
Expertise: Africa: Social history. Slavery. The African diaspora. Afro-Brazil.
Mingus Ulysses Mapps
Assistant Professor of African and Afro-American Studies and Politics
Expertise: Urban politics. Race in American politics. Race, inequality and public policy. Civil Rights law and politics. Campaigns and elections.
Allen Berenson Fellow in AAAS & WMGS
Expertise: Civil Rights Movement, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Afro-American History
Tara Brown (Education Program)
Richard Gaskins (American Studies)
Jane Hale (Romance Studies)
Daniel Kryder (Politics)
Janet McIntosh (Anthropology)