ASA Board of Directors

Jean Allman

President - Serving through 2018
Center for the Humanities
Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1071
208 Umrath Hall
1 Brookings Dr.
St. Louis, MO  63130

Jean Allman Bio


Maria Grosz-Ngate

Vice President – Serving through 2018
Research Scientist
African Studies Program
Indiana University
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Maria Grosz-Ngate Bio


Anne Pitcher

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

Anne Pitcher Bio


Nwando Achebe

Serving through 2019
Jack and Margaret Sweet Endowed
Professor of History
Michigan State University
606 West Spring Meadows Lane
DeWitt, MI 48820

Nwando Achebe Bio coming soon


Aderonke Adesola Adesanya

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

Adérónké Adésolá Adésànyà Bio


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

Mary-Jane Deeb Bio


Bessie House - Soremekum

Serving through 2020

Coming Soon


Sean Jacobs 

Serving through 2020
Associate Professor 
The New School
220 Dekalb Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Sean Jacobs Bio coming soon


Ebenezer Obadare  

Serving through 2020
Professor of Sociology
University of Kansas
1415 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045

Ebenezer Obadare Bio coming soon


Cyril Obi

Serving through 2019
African Peacebuilding Network (APN)
Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
I Pierrepont Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Cyril Obi Bio


Derek R. Peterson

Serving through 2019
Department of History
University of Michigan
1029 Tisch Hall
435 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003

Derek R. Peterson Bio


Kathleen Sheldon

Treasurer

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

Jennifer Yanco Bio


Ruth Murambadoro


Emerging Scholar Representative
Serving through 2018
Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation
Old College House
University of Pretoria Main Campus (Hatfield)
Lynwood Road
0002 Pretoria
South Africa

Ruth Murambadoro Bio