Faculty

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Jesse McCarthy

Assistant Professor of English and of African and African American Studies

Education: B.A., Amherst College (2006)
Ph.D., Princeton University (2018)

Interests: African American Literature; Modernism; Feminist,...

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African and African American Studies
12 Quincy St. Barker Center 234
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3052
Office Hours: Thursday 3-5, and by appointment
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Ingrid Monson

Quincy Jones Professor of African-American Music, supported by the Time Warner Endowment; Professor of African and African American Studies
Mather House SCR Associate Member
Ethnomusicology, Department Chair 2019-2022

Ingrid Monson is Quincy Jones Professor of African American music, supported by the Time Warner Endowment. She is a noted jazz scholar and...

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University Hall
1 Harvard Yard 2 North
Cambridge, MA 02138
Office: Music Building 202S
Fax: (617) 496-8081
p: (617) 495-2791
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Marcyliena Morgan

Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences
Professor of African and African American Studies
Executive Director of the HipHop Archive and Research Institute; Director of Graduate Studies

Marcyliena Morgan is the Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences, Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard...

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Department of African and African American Studies
12 Quincy St.
Barker Center 243
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: (617) 496-2871
p: (617) 496-0352
Timothy Ogene

Timothy Ogene

Lecturer in African Literary and Cultural Studies
Timothy Ogene is a writer and lecturer in African literary and cultural studies at Harvard. He is a graduate of St Edward's University (BA) and the... Read more about Timothy Ogene
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Jacob Olupona

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

Jacob K. Olupona is Professor of African Religious Traditions, Harvard Divinity School and Professor of African and African American Studies in the...

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Department of African and African American Studies
12 Quincy St.
Barker Center 244
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: (617) 496-2871
p: (617) 496-0354
Robert Reid-Pharr

Robert Reid-Pharr

Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Professor of African and African American Studies

Robert F. Reid-Pharr is Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and African and African American Studies at Harvard University.  He was...

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Boylston Hall G25
5 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4208
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Tommie Shelby

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

On sabbatical Fall 2021 & Spring 2022

Interests: Africana...

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

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

Kay Kaufman Shelemay is the G. Gordon Watts Professor of Music at Harvard University and a former Chair of the Department of Music. An ethnomusicologist...

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Harvard University
Music Building, North Yard Department of Music
Music Building 6
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: (617) 496-8081
p: (617) 495-4008
Tracy K Smith

Tracy K Smith

Professor of English and of African and African American Studies
Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute

Tracy K. Smith is a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, memoirist, editor, translator and librettist. She served as the 22nd Poet Laureate of...

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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

On sabbatical Spring 2022

Professor Sommer's research interests have developed...

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Romance Languages & Literatures
Harvard Yard Boylston Hall 417
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: (617) 496-4682
p: (617) 495-5273

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