Staff

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

2016 - 2017 UDRs

Sydney Derfel '17
Khadijah Sawyer '18

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.
On leave Fall 2016

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.
On leave 2016 - 2017

Wellington W. Nyangoni, Professor of African and Afro-American Studies
Africa: Economic development. Comparative Third World political economy.
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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.
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Faith L. Smith, Undergraduate Advising Head
Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies and English
African and Afro-American literature. Anglophone Caribbean literature.
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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.
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AAAS Visitng and Adjunct Faculty

Salah HassanMadeleine Haas Russell Visiting Professor in African and Afro-American Studies

Melissa Pearson, Lecturer in African and Afro-American Studies

 

AAAS Emeritus Faculty

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

 

AAAS Affiliated Faculty

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

Derron Wallace, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Education
Department of Sociology