Africana Studies

Our Faculty

Contact Us

For more information about Africana Studies at Bard College or questions about this site:

Drew Thompson
Director of Africana Studies
Tel: 845-758-6822 x4600
Office: Hopson 303
Bard College
PO Box 5000
New York 12504-5000

Faculty 2014-2015

  • Susan Aberth, Associate Professor of Art History
  • Myra Armstead, Professor of History
  • Thurman Barker, Associate Professor of Music
  • Mario Bick, Professor of Anthropology
  • Diana Brown, Associate Professor of Anthropology
  • Teju Cole, Distinguished Writer in Residence
  • Christian Crouch, Associate Professor of History
  • Tabetha Ewing, Associate Professor of History and Dean of Studies, Bard High School Early College
  • Nuruddin Farah, Distinguished Professor of Literature
  • Peter Rosenblum, Professor of International Law and Human Rights
  • Donna Ford Grover, Visiting Associate Professor of Literature
  • John Ryle, Legrand Ramsey Professor of Anthropology and Director, Rift Valley Institute
  • Yuka Suzuki, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
  • Drew Thompson, Associate Professor of Africana and Historical Studies
  • Robert Tynes, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Studies
  • Wendy Urban-Mead, Assistant Professor of History, Master of Arts in Teaching Program
  • Affiliated Faculty:
    Helen Epstein (Human Rights)
    John Esposito (Music)
    Felicia Keesing (Biology)