Faculty

Faculty

Lisa Biggs
Assistant Professor
Theatre and Performance Studies 
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Barrymore Bogues
Asa Messer Professor of Humanities and Critical Theory, and DirectorCenter for the Study of Slavery and Justice
Africana Intellectual History and Political Thought
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(On sabbatical 2017-2018) 

Lundy Braun
Royce Family Professor in Teaching Excellence and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Pathology, Medicine and Science Studies
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Anani Dzidzienyo
Associate Professor 
African/Latin American History and Politics
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Matthew Pratt Guterl
Professor  
History of Race and Race Relations
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Françoise N. Hamlin
Associate Professor
African American History
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(On sabbatical 2017-2018) 

Paget Henry
Professor
Caribbean Philosophy and Sociology
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Brian Meeks
Professor
and Chair
Radical Movements, Revolution, Social and Political Change
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Keisha-Khan Y. Perry 
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
African Diaspora Feminisms and Anthropology
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Tricia Rose
Chancellor's Professor of Africana Studies, Associate Dean of the Faculty for Special Initiatives and DirectorCenter for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America
African American Cultural Politics and Gender Studies
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Elmo Terry-Morgan
Associate Professor and Artistic Director 
Rites and Reason Theatre
African American Theatre Arts and Playwriting
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About the Faculty

The Department of Africana Studies at Brown has one of the leading faculties in the field. Members of the faculty have received many prestigious honors and awards such as the Gish Award, the Guggenheim Fellowshipm the MacArthur Fellowship and the Man Book International Prize. In addition, Africana Studies faculty members have successfully competed for fellowships and grants to support their research from such institutions as the Ford Foundation, Fulbright Program, National Endowment for the Arts, and National Science Foundation.