Advising

Advising

Our advisors can help you plan your degree, balance your coursework, and combine African Studies coursework with another major or minor.

Our associate director can direct you to resources within the program, on campus, and within the field of African Studies.

Students should email Tavy Aherne to set up an appointment.

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