William G. Moseley
These faculty are members of the steering committee for the African Studies concentration. Links direct you to faculty profile pages in their home department.
David L. Blaney
G. Theodore Mitau Professor of Political Science
Global political economy, international political theory
Professor of Sociology
Director of the African Music Ensemble
David Chioni Moore
Associate Professor, International Studies and English
Literary interactions in the Black Atlantic world, notably Africa, the Caribbean, and African America; post-colonial and/as the post-Soviet; comparative literature; cultural theory; globalization.
Political ecology, tropical agriculture, environment and development policy, and livelihood security
James Wallace Professor & Chair of International Studies
Global political economy; political and social theory; African politics; leadership and the state; Somali studies; Islam and globalization.
Professor of Anthropology
Socio-cultural anthropology, gender, migration, political conflict, Africa, Europe, United States
Professor, French and Francophone Studies
Focuses on 20th-century French, francophone, and Haitian literature, culture, and cinema; postcolonial identities, violence, and genocide in the francophone world
Karl R. Wirth