Editorial and Advisory Boards

Dictionary of African Biography

Editors in Chief

EMMANUEL K. AKYEAMPONG
Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.
Alphonse Fletcher University Professor
Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University

Executive Editor

STEVEN J. NIVEN
W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University

Area Editors

Stanley M. Burstein
California State University, Los Angeles, Emeritus
Ancient Africa

Chouki El Hamel
Arizona State University
Maghreb since 1800

Allen Fromherz
Georgia State University
Maghreb before 1800

Israel Gershoni
Tel Aviv University
Modern Egypt

Lidwien Kapteijns
Wellesley College
Somalia and Djibouti

Ray Kea
University of California, Riverside
West Africa before 1800

Christopher J. Lee
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Southern Africa

Paul Lovejoy
York University, Toronto
English speaking West Africa

Ghislaine Lydon
University of California, Los Angeles
French speaking West Africa

Jonathan Miran
Western Washington University
Ethiopia and Eritrea

Evan Mwangi
Northwestern University
African Writers

Jeremy Rich
Middle Tennessee State University
Central Africa

Kathleen Sheldon
University of California, Los Angeles
Women

Jay Spaulding
Kean University
North and East Africa

Thomas Spear
University of Wisconsin-Madison
English speaking East Africa

Advisory Board

Kofi Agawu
Princeton University

K. Anthony Appiah
Princeton University

Suzanne P. Blier
Sackler Museum, Harvard University

Stanley M. Burstein
California State University, Los Angeles, Emeritus

Julia A. Clancy Smith
University of Arizona

Mamadou Diouf
Institute of African Studies, Columbia University

Linda Heywood
Boston University

Paulin J. Hountondji
African Centre for Advanced Studies

F. Abiola Irele
Harvard University

Jok M. Jok Loyola
Marymount University

Amina Mama
Mills College

Roger Owen
Harvard University

John Thornton
Boston University

Justin Willis
The British Institute in East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya