Ato Quayson


President – Serving through 2020
Department of English
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Ato Quayson Bio

Carolyn Brown

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Vice President – Serving through 2020
Department of History
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

Carolyn A. Brown Bio

Maria Grosz-Ngate


Past President – Serving through 2020
Research Scientist
African Studies Program
Indiana University
Maria Grosz-Ngate Bio

Akosua Adomako Ampofo

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Serving through 2022
Institute of African Studies
University of Ghana, Legon
Accra, Ghana

Akosua Adomako Ampofo Bio

Leonardo Arriola


Serving through 2021
Associate Professor, Political Science
Director, Center for African Studies
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Leonardo Arriola Bio

Didier Gondola

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Serving through 2022
Department of History
Indiana University School of Liberal Arts
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

Didier Gondola Bio

Bessie House – Soremekun


Serving through 2020

Department of Political Science
Jackson State University

Bessie House-Soremekun Bio

Sean Jacobs


Serving through 2020
Associate Professor
The New School

Sean Jacobs Bio

Dumi Moyo

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Serving through 2022
Dean’s Office
Faculty of the Humanities
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

Dumi Moyo Bio

Ebenezer Obadare


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

Ebenezer Obadare Bio

Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie

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Serving through 2021
History of Art and Architecture
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Sylvester Ogbechie Bio

Lahra Smith

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Serving through 2021
Institute for the Study of International Migration
Harris Building
3300 Whitehaven Street, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20007

Lahra Smith Bio

Mary Osirim


Treasurer – Serving through 2021
Office of the Provost
Bryn Mawr College
101 North Merion Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Mary Osirim Bio

Yusuf Serunkuma Karuja


Emerging Scholar Representative – Serving through 2020

Yusuf Serunkuma Kajura Bio