The Vice President-elect is:
Toyin Falola (History, University of Texas, Austin).

Newly elected Board Members are:
Ousseina Alidou (Languages and Literatures, Rutgers University)
Peter Lewis (African Studies, Johns Hopkins University)
Peter Little (Anthropology, Emory University).
All electees will take office at the fall meeting of the Board.

The ASA Board of Directors congratulates the new officer and directors, and extends its sincere appreciation to all the candidates for their willingness to serve the Association.

The ASA Board of Directors also wishes to thank the members who served on the 2013 Election Committee:

  • Abdi Samatar, Board President (University of Minnesota)
  • James Pritchett, Board Vice-Persident (Michigan State University)
  • Aili Tripp, Past Board President (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  • Edward Ramsamy (Rutgers University)

The count was managed by the ASA’s Executive Director, Suzanne Baazet.