The ASA secretariat is pleased to announce the 2016 Board election results as follows:

Vice President-elect
Jean Allman, Center for the Humanities, History, and African and African American Studies, Washington University in St. Louis

Board Members-elect
Nwando Achebe, History Department and Journal of West African History, Michigan State University
Cyril Obi, Program Director, African Peacebuilding Network, Social Science Research Council
Derek R. Peterson, History and Afro-American & African Studies, University of Michigan

Emerging Scholar Representative-elect
Ruth Murambadoro, University of Pretoria

The ASA Board of Directors congratulates its new officer and directors, and extends its sincere appreciation to all the candidates for their willingness to serve the Association. Electees will take office at the Fall meeting of the Board.

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