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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 Psychological and Brain Sciences, 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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​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

Lecturer in African and African-American Studies
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​Garrett Albert 
Duncan​

Associate Professor of African and African-American Studies​, Education, American Culture Studies (By Courtesy), and Urban Studies (By Courtesy)
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​Gerald 
Early

​Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Chair of African and African-American Studies, Professor of English and of African and African-American Studies
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Jonathan​ 
Fenderson

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

Henry E. Hampton, Jr. Artist-in-Residence
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Zachary 
Manditch-Prottas

Postdoctoral Fellow in African & African American Studies
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Lerone A. 
Martin

Associate Professor in Religion and Politics at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, 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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​Jeffrey 
McCune

​Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and of African and African-American Studies
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Amani 
Morrison

Postdoctoral Fellow in 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 Study Program Coordinator
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​Shanti 
Parikh

​Associate Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology and of African and African-American Studies
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​Timothy 
Parsons

​Professor of History and of African and African-American Studies
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​Jessica 
Rosenfeld​

​Associate Professor of English, Director of Graduate Studies
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Samuel 
Shearer

Mark Steinberg Weil Early Career Postdoctoral Fellow