Staff

Staff

Tavy Aherne

Tavy Aherne

Interim Director, African Studies; Director of Graduate Studies

Adjunct Faculty, Art History

Associate Director, African Studies Program

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Research + Teaching Interests
Fulbhe and Bamana arts, artists and aesthetic systems; African textiles; artists as activists; African film and photography; post-colonial theory; museum studies; teaching pedagogies and research methodologies

Regional Expertise
Guinea; Mali; Ghana; Senegal; Nigeria; Zambia; Zimbabwe

Marilyn Estep

Marilyn Estep

Administrative Coordinator

Alwiya Omar

Alwiya Omar

Clinical Professor, Kiswahili, African Studies Program

African Languages Coordinator, African Studies Program

Research + Teaching Interests
Kiswahili language and culture; pragmatics; second language acquisition

Regional Expertise
Tanzania

Hilary Warner-Evans

Hilary Warner-Evans

Managing Editor, Africa Today

Aaron Kessler

Aaron Kessler

Editorial Intern, Africa Today

Macy Richardson

Macy Richardson

Program Assistant

Outreach Ambassador