Faculty

Professor Olupona Photo

Jacob Olupona

Professor of African and African American Studies and Professor of African Religious Traditions

On leave Spring 2020

Jacob K. Olupona is Professor of African Religious Traditions, Harvard Divinity School and Professor of African and African American Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.... Read more about Jacob Olupona

Department of African and African American Studies
12 Quincy St.
Barker Center 244
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: (617) 496-2871
p: (617) 496-0354
T. Shelby Photo 2015

Tommie Shelby

Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy
Chair of the Department of African and African American Studies

Interests: Africana philosophy, social and political philosophy, philosophy of race, social theory, W.E.B. Du Bois, Richard Wright, and...

Read more about Tommie Shelby
Department of African and African American Studies
12 Quincy St. Barker Center
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: (617) 496-2871
p: (617) 496-8546
Kay Kaufman Shelemay

Kay Kaufman Shelemay

G. Gordon Watts Professor of Music and Professor of African and African American Studies
Mather House SCR Associate Member

On leave Fall 2019 & Spring 2020

Kay Kaufman Shelemay is the G. Gordon Watts...

Read more about Kay Kaufman Shelemay
Harvard University
Music Building, North Yard Department of Music
Music Building 6
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: (617) 496-8081
p: (617) 495-4008
Doris  Sommer

Doris Sommer

Ira Jewell Williams, Jr., Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies
Director of the Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard University

Professor Sommer's research interests have developed from the 19th-Century novels that helped to consolidate new republics in Latin America through the...

Read more about Doris Sommer
Romance Languages & Literatures
Harvard Yard Boylston Hall 417
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: (617) 496-4682
p: (617) 495-5273
David R.  Williams

David R. Williams

Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health in the School of Public Health and Professor of African and African American Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

David R. Williams is the Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health and Professor of African and African American Studies and of Sociology at Harvard University.... Read more about David R. Williams

Harvard School of Public Health
677 Huntington Avenue Kresge Building Room 615
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: (617) 432-3755
p: (617) 432-6807

Pages