Advisory Board

Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience

Wole Soyinka
Chairman 1986 Nobel Laureate in Literature; Robert W. Woodruff Professor of the Arts, Emory University

Kofi Agawu
Princeton University

Sara S. Berry
Johns Hopkins University Suzanne Preston Blier Harvard University

Lawrence Bobo
Harvard University

Frederick Cooper
New York University

Moore Crossey
Yale University

Selwyn R. Cudjoe
Wellesley College

Jacques d'Adesky
Centros de Estudos das Américas

Howard Dodson
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Anani Dzidzienyo
Brown University

David Eltis
Emory University

Paul Gilroy
Yale University

Jane Guyer
Johns Hopkins University

Martin Hall
University of Cape Town

Stuart Hall
The Open University, United Kingdom

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
Harvard University

Paulin J. Hountondji
African Institute for Advanced Study at Porto Novo, Benin

John Hunwick
Northwestern University

Abiola Irele
Harvard University

Miriam Jiménez-Roman
Columbia University

Randall Kennedy
Harvard University

Jamaica Kincaid
Harvard University

Marvín Lewis
University of Missouri at Columbia

J. Lorand Matory
Harvard University

Ali A. Mazrui
State University of New York at Binghamton

Lucia Nagib
Pontificia Universidade Católica de São Paulo

Nell Irvin Painter
Princeton University

Hans Panofsky
Northwestern University

Orlando Patterson
Harvard University

Arnold Rampersad
Stanford University

Thomas E. Skidmore
Brown University

Werner Sollors
Harvard University

Doris Sommer
Harvard University

Claude Steele
Stanford University

Cornel West
Princeton University William

Julius Wilson
Harvard University