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Dorothy Hodgson

President – Serving through 2017
Professor & Graduate Program Director
Department of Anthropology
131 George Street
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Dorothy Hodgson Bio


Anne Pitcher

Vice President – Serving through 2018
Professor African Studies and Political Science
University of Michigan
4700 Haven Hall
505 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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Anne Pitcher Bio


Toyin Falola

Past President - Serving through 2016

The University of Texas at Austin 
History Dept 
1 University Station Stop B7000 
Austin, TX 78712 
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Toyin Falola Bio


Aderonke Adesola Adesanya

Serving through 2018
Associate Professor
School of Art, Design & Art History
DUKE, MSC 7101
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
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Adérónké Adésolá Adésànyà Bio


Ousseina Alidou

Serving through 2016
Associate Professor, Department of African,
Middle Eastern and South Asian
Languages and Literatures
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
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Ousseina D. Alidou Bio


Souleymane Bachir Diagne

 

Serving through 2017
Professor of French and Philosophy
522 Philosophy Hall
Columbia University
New York, NY
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Souleymane Bachir Diagne Bio


Brenda Chalfin

 

Serving through 2017
Department of Anthropology
451 Grinter
PO Box 117305
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
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Mary Jane Deeb

 

Serving through 2018
Chief, African and Middle Eastern Division
The Library of Congress
Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ 220
Washington, D.C., 20540
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Mary-Jane Deeb Bio


Peter Lewis

Serving through 2016
Associate Professor &
Director, African Studies Program
Johns Hopkins University
School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
1717 Massachusetts Ave., NW Rm. 715
Washington DC 20036
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Peter Lewis Bio


Peter Little

Serving through 2016
Professor and Chair of Anthropology and
Director of Emory Program in Development Studies
Department of Anthropology
1557 Dickey Drive
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
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Peter Little Bio


Timothy Longman

Serving through 2017
Director of the African Studies Center
Associate Professor, Political Science
Boston University
Boston, MA
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Timothy Longman Bio


Kathleen Sheldon

Treasurer
Research Scholar
Center for the Study of Women
University of California, Los Angeles
Box 957222
Public Affairs 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7222
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Kathleen Sheldon Bio


Jennifer Yanco

Serving through 2018
Executive Director
West African Research Association
at Boston University African Studies Center
232 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
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Jennifer Yanco Bio


Catherine Lee Porter

Emerging Scholars Network Representative
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Catherine Lee Porter Bio

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African Studies Association is a participating member of Aid for Africa, a unique partnership of nonprofit organizations serving families and communities throughout Africa.
African Studies Association
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