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Merima Ali

Merima Ali

Teaching Assistant Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Ph.D., Wageningen University, 2012
Bernard Appiah

Bernard Appiah

Senior Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Research Affiliate, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

Assistant Professor, Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2013

Areas of Expertise

Design, implementation or evaluation of drama, mass media and mobile health interventions; public or community engagement approaches for addressing health challenges; media coverage of public health issues; pharmaceutical health services issues; global health

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Christopher DeCorse

Distinguished Professor and Chair, Anthropology Department

Senior Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1989

Areas of Expertise

General anthropology, African archaeology and history, African diaspora studies, culture contact, colonialism and change, archaeology and popular culture
Joseph Godlewski

Joseph Godlewski

Senior Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Associate Professor, School of Architecture

Christopher Green

Christopher Green

Senior Research Associate and Advisory Board Member, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Associate Professor, Linguistics, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., Indiana University, 2010
Ken Harper

Ken Harper

Senior Research Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration

Senior Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Associate Professor, Visual Communications, Newhouse School of Public Communications

Director, Newhouse Center for Global Engagement

Areas of Expertise

Intersection of media and atrocities
Erin Hern

Erin Hern

Associate Professor, Political Science Department

Senior Research Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration

Senior Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Ph.D., Department of Government, Cornell University, 2015

Areas of Expertise

Comparative politics, African politics, political participation, women and gender
Jean Jonassaint

Jean Jonassaint

Senior Research Associate, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Research Affiliate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Professor, French and Francophone Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

Audie Klotz

Audie Klotz

Professor, Political Science Department

Research Affiliate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Ph.D., Cornell University, 1991

Areas of Expertise

International relations, qualitative methods, global and comparative immigration policy, global governance and transnational activism
Delali Kumavie

Delali Kumavie

Senior Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Assistant Professor, Women's and Gender Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

John McPeak

John McPeak

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Environmental Policy and Administration

Senior Research Associate, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Senior Research Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration

Senior Research Associate and Advisory Board Member, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Ph.D., Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 1999

Areas of Expertise

Development economics, natural resource economics, African agricultural development
S. N. Sangmpam

S. N. Sangmpam

Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Political Science Department

Senior Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Professor, African American Studies, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Areas of Expertise

Theoretic comparative politics, empirically oriented social/political theory, Third World politics and political economy, African politics, international politics, African American politics
Christopher Scholz

Christopher Scholz

Faculty Affiliate, Environment, Sustainability and Policy

Senior Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., Duke University, 1989

Areas of Expertise

Professor of Earth Sciences: Africa, water, sedimentary lake basins, paleoclimatology, energy, sedimentary processes
Martin S. Shanguhyia

Martin S. Shanguhyia

Associate Professor, History Department

Director, Maxwell African Scholars Union

O'Hanley Faculty Scholar

Ph.D., History, West Virginia University, 2007

Areas of Expertise

Colonial and postcolonial Africa; environmental and economic history; rural economic transformation; access to critical natural resources; development; resource governance; and production and flow of commodities
Naomi Shanguhyia

Naomi Shanguhyia

Senior Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Associate Teaching Professor, Nutrition and Food Studies, Falk College of Sport & Human Dynamics

Ph.D., West Virginia Univerisity

Yukata Sho

Yutaka Sho

Senior Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Research Affiliate, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

Associate Professor, School of Architecture

Danielle Smith

Danielle Smith

Senior Research Associate and Advisory Board Member, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Director, Renée Crown University Honors Program

Professor, African American Studies, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Columbia

Areas of Expertise

Gender studies, population displacement and migration, post-conflict reconciliation and reconstruction, global health and development, Africa and its diaspora, the United States
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