People

Director and Staff

Portrait of Anthony Pinn
Anthony Pinn

Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religion, School of Humanities; Director, Center for African and African American Studies


Daniel Domingues da Silva
Daniel Domingues da Silva

Associate Professor of History, School of Humanities; Director, Undergraduate Studies, Center for African and African American Studies


Terra Ousley
Terra Ousley

Program Administrator, Center for African and African American Studies

Steering Committee

Zubaidat Agboola
Zubaidat Agboola

Undergraduate Student, Wiess School of Natural Sciences (Kinesiology) - Weiss College | Class of 2021


Jenifer Bratter
Jenifer Bratter

Professor of Sociology, School of Social Sciences


Alexander X. Byrd
Alexander X. Byrd

Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Rice University; Associate Professor, Department of History; Co-Chair, Task Force on Slavery, Segregation and Racial Injustice, Rice University

Portrait of Taylor Crain
Taylor Crain

Undergraduate Student, School of Humanities (English) - Lovett College | Class of 2021


Daniel Domingues da Silva
Daniel Domingues da Silva

Associate Professor of History, School of Humanities; Director, Undergraduate Studies, Center for African and African American Studies


Jeffrey Fleisher
Jeffrey Fleisher

Associate Professor of Anthropology; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Anthropology, School of Social Sciences

Nicole A. Waligora-Davis
Nicole Waligora-Davis

Associate Professor of English, School of Humanities


Kerry R. Ward
Kerry Ward

Associate Professor of History, School of Humanities

Affiliated Faculty

Elias Bongmba
Elias Bongmba

Harry & Hazel Chavanne Chair in Christian Theology; Professor of Religion; Faculty Associate Wiess College; President of the African Association for the Study of Religion; Department Chair, Religion


Tony N. Brown
Tony Brown

Professor and Director, Racism and Racial Experiences Workgroup, Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences


Alexander X. Byrd
Alexander X. Byrd

Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Rice University; Associate Professor, Department of History; Co-Chair, Task Force on Slavery, Segregation and Racial Injustice, Rice University

Kathleen Canning
Kathleen Canning

Dean, School of Humanities; Andrew W. Mellon Professor of History


Jacqueline Couti
Jacqueline Couti

Laurence H. Favrot Associate Professor of French Studies; Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, School of Humanities


Daniel Domingues da Silva
Daniel Domingues da Silva

Associate Professor of History, School of Humanities; Director, Undergraduate Studies, Center for African and African American Studies

Amy Dunham
Amy Dunham

Associate Professor of Biosciences, School of Natural Sciences


Jeffrey Fleisher
Jeffrey Fleisher

Associate Professor of Anthropology; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Anthropology, School of Social Sciences


Matthew Hayes
Matthew Hayes

Assistant Professor of Political Sciences, School of Social Sciences

Danielle King
Danielle King

Assistant Professor, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Department of Psychological Sciences, School of Social Sciences


Jeffrey Kripal
Jeffrey Kripal

J. Newton Rayzor Chair in Philosophy and Religious Thought; Associate Dean, Faculty and Graduate Studies, School of Humanities


Chase Lesane-Brown
Chase LeSane-Brown

Lecturer of Psychological Sciences, School of Social Sciences

W. Caleb McDaniel
W. Caleb McDaniel

Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of Humanities; Professor and Chair, Department of History, School of Humanities; Co-Chair, Task Force on Slavery, Segregation and Racial Injustice, Rice University


Susan Keech McIntosh
Susan McIntosh

Interim Dean, School of Social Sciences; Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Anthropology


Portrait of Anthony Pinn
Anthony Pinn

Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religion, School of Humanities; Director, Center for African and African American Studies

James Sidbury
James Sidbury

Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Professor of Humanities, School of Humanities


Kerry R. Ward
Kerry Ward

Associate Professor of History, School of Humanities


Fay Yarbrough
Fay Yarbrough

Associate Professor of History, School of Humanities