Faculty at U. Penn with Interests in Africa
- Abrahams, Roger
Folklore & Folklife. African-American culture and folklore; African
- Animan, Osirike
English. Afro-American, Caribbean, African literature.
- Barnes, Sandra
Anthropology. Politics, religion, complex societies; West Africa.
- Ben-Amos, Dan
Folklore & Folklife. Oral tradition, literature, folklore; West Africa.
- Bernstein, Mark
City Planning. Energy management, policy; West and East Africa.
Political Science. Comparative politics, international political economy;
Africa, especially Central Africa.
- Cassanelli, Lee
History. Social History, ecology, oral tradition; East and Northeast
- Ewbank, Doug
Population Studies. Associate Director, African Program, Population Studies
Center; East Africa.
- Fox, Renee C.
Sociology. Medicine and world view; Central Africa.
- Hlatshwayo, Thabisile
Nursing. Famine, hunger, health, nutrition; West Africa.
- Hoek-Smit, Marja
City Planning. Housing policy, development planning; East and Southern
- Hosier, Richard
City Planning. Energy, environment, development; East and Southern
Anthropology. Nutrition, health; Southern Africa.
Anthropology. Ethnology, religion, social structure; Central Africa.
- Kuklick, Henrika
History & Sociology of Science. Applied social science in Africa.
Anthropology. Paleoanthropology; Hominoid evolution; Southern Africa.
- Mbembe, Achille
History. Political imagination in precolonial Africa (16th to 19th century),
wealth and society (16th to 19th century), and the history of the "public sphere" in
Africa; Central and Equatorial Africa.
Antonio [a.k.a. Tukufu Zuberi]
Demography. Demography and sociology, migration; East Africa.
Economics. Informal economies, development economics, East Africa.
- Moshi, Lioba
Linguistics. Visiting Associate Professor 1994/95; Linguistics; Swahili.
- Ngoran, Gerard
Asian & Middle East Studies. Egyptian history and archaeology; wider Egyptian
relations with Africa.
City Planning. Economics; Appropriate Technology; public policy and
management; East Africa.
- Roberts, John
Folklore & Folklife. African-American folklore.
- Silverman, David
Asian & Middle East Studies. Egyptian languages; religion and Philosophy.
- van de
Population Studies. Demography and sociology, fertility and mortality; West,
Central, East Africa.
- Wagner, Dan
Education. Literacy, educational development; North, West, and Southern
- Yoder, Stanley
Annenberg. Medical Anthropology, West and East Africa.