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AFIAfrican Feminist Initiative

Community

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Co-Directors

Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and African Studies
The Pennsylvania State University
Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African Studies
The Pennsylvania State University
Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African Studies
The Pennsylvania State University

Advisory Board

This group includes leaders in African Feminisms in both the global north and the continent of Africa as a whole. Members are academics as well as practitioners. Board members contribute to the overall body of work, including the AFI Mentoring Program, the Feminist Dialogues, and international conferences.

Visiting Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts at Boston
Professor, Institute of African Studies
U of Ghana at Legon
Independent Scholar and Publisher
Cassava Republic Press, Nigeria
Associate Professor of History and Gender/Women's Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Professor of Sociology
University of California at Santa Barbara
Assistant Professor of Art History
University of Montreal
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
The University of Chicago
Director of the Gender Equity Unit
University of the Western Cape
Independent Scholar and Activist
Swaziland
Professor, School of Leadership Studies
Fielding Graduate University
Independent Scholar
Nigeria
Professor of Linguistics and Gender Studies
Woodrow Wilson Fellow
Co-Founder, International Institute For Languages and Cultures (INLAC)
Director, Isis Center for Women and Development
Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Morocco
Independent Journalist
London
Professor of Law
Makerere University

Steering Committee

This group includes faculty members at Penn State working on issues related to African Feminisms. Committee members contribute to the overall program of work, as well as any local events that are hosted at Penn State.

Associate Professor of French, Francophone Studies, and History
The Pennsylvania State University
Assistant Professor of African American Studies, History, and African Studies
The Pennsylvania State University
Professor, Weiss Chair of the Humanities in Literature and Human Rights
The Pennsylvania State University
Brill Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
The Pennsylvania State University
Associate Teaching Professor of African Studies
The Pennsylvania State University

Staff

Digital Engagement and Accessibility Specialist
The Pennsylvania State University