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​Jean 
Allman

J.H. Hexter Professor in the Humanities, ​Director of the Center for the Humanities
Professor of African and African-American Studies, History (Affiliate), and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (Affiliate)
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​​John 
Baugh

​Margaret Bush Wilson Professor in Arts & Sciences, Professor of Psychology, Anthropology, Education, English, Linguistics, and African and African-American Studies
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​Monique  
Bedasse

Associate Professor of History and of African and African-American Studies
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​Iver  
Bernstein​

Professor of History, African and African-American Studies, and American Culture Studies
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Kenly  
Brown

Postdoctoral Fellow in African & African American Studies
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​J. Dillon 
Brown

Professor of English and of African and African-American Studies (Affiliate)
Director of Undergraduate Studies in English
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​Carol 
Camp Yeakey

Marshall S. Snow Professor in Arts & Sciences, ​Professor of Education, American Culture Studies, International and Area Studies, and Urban Studies; Founding Director of the Center on Urban Research & Public Policy and Interdisciplinary Program in Urban Studies
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Rudolph 
Clay

Head of Library Diversity Initiatives & Outreach
Senior Lecturer in African-American Studies AFAS Subject Librarian
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Adrienne 
Davis

William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law
Vice Provost of the University
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El Hadji Samba Amadou 
Diallo

Senior Lecturer in African and African-American Studies
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​Gerald 
Early

​Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Professor of English and of African and African-American Studies
On leave 2021-2022
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Lauren 
Eldridge Stewart

Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
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Jonathan​ 
Fenderson

​Associate Professor of African and African-American Studies
On Leave 2020-2021
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Karma 
Frierson

​Assistant Professor of African and African-American Studies
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Ron 
Himes

Henry E. Hampton, Jr. Artist-in-Residence
PAD Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Working Group
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Hedwig 
Lee

Professor of Sociology
Director of Undergraduate Studies Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, & Equity
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Stephanie 
Li

Lynne Cooper Harvey Distinguished Professor of English
Director of English Graduate Studies
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Zachary 
Manditch-Prottas

Lecturer in African and African American Studies and American Culture Studies
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Raven  
Maragh-Lloyd

Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies and Film and Media Studies
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Lerone A.​ 
Martin

Director of American Culture Studies
Associate Professor of Religion and Politics, American Culture Studies, and African and African-American Studies
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William J. 
Maxwell

Professor of English and of African and African-American Studies
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Robin  
McDowell

Assistant Professor of African & African American Studies
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Sowande’​  
Mustakeem

​Associate Professor of History and of African and African-American Studies
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​Mungai 
Mutonya

Teaching Professor in African and African-American Studies
Kenya Summer Program Coordinator