Below are lists of current Faculty, Student, and External Advisory Board members. 

Faculty Advisory Board

  • Paja Faudree

    Professor of Anthropology

  • Matthew Pratt Guterl

    Chair of American Studies, Professor of Africana Studies and American Studies

  • Juliet Hooker

    Professor of Political Science

  • Robert Self

    Chair of History, Mary Ann Lippitt Professor of American History, Professor of History

Student Advisory Board

  • Felicia Bishop Denaud

    Ph.D. Candidate, Africana Studies

  • Jonathan Cortez

    Ph.D. Candidate, American Studies

  • Laura Garbes

    Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology

  • Kathryn Thompson

    Doctoral Student, Health Services, Policy, and Practice, School of Public Health

  • D'Ondre Swails

    Ph.D. Candidate, Africana Studies

  • Alex Parker-Guerrero

    M.A. Student, Public Humanities

  • Soyoon Kim

    Undergraduate Student, Sociology and Education Studies (Human Development)

External Advisory Board

  • Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr.

    Alphonse Fletcher, Jr. University Professor, Director, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, Harvard University

  • Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar '87, AM '90, PhD '09

    Senior Assistant to the President, Dominican University of California

  • Carmen Rodriguez '83 P'14, P'17

    Emeriti Trustee of Brown University

  • Jane Saks

    Founding President and Artistic Director of Project&