B. Anthony Bogues
Asa Messer Professor of Humanities and Critical Theory
Professor of Africana Studies
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Shana Weinberg
Assistant Director
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Maiyah Gamble-Rivers
Manager of Programs & Outreach
For K-12 educational visits and programming email [email protected]  

Catherine Van Amburgh
Center Coordinator
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Student Workers

Thoralf Island '19
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Sophie Kupetz '19.5
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Querube Suárez-Werlein '19
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Babette Thomas '20
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Jasmine Thomas '19
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Faculty Advisory Board

Philip Gould

Israel J. Kapstein Professor 
of English
Department of English
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Matthew Pratt Guterl

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

Associate Professor of Africana Studies
and History
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Juliet Hooker

Professor of Political Science
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Marion Orr

Fred Lippitt Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Political Science and 
Urban Studies
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Seth Rockman

Associate Professor of History
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External Advisory Board

Dr. Ruth J. Simmons


James T. Campbell

Katherine Chon '02

Spencer Crew '71

Libby Heimark '76, P'11, P'14, P'17


Mary Vascellaro '74, P'07