University of Iowa

African Studies Program Faculty

Core Faculty

James L. Giblin
Director of African Studies Program
Professor of History
Dr. Giblin's website

Meriam Belli
Associate Professor of History
Dr. Belli's website

Anny Dominique Curtius
Associate Professor of Francophone Studies
Dr. Curtius's website

Denes Gazsi
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Arabic Language Program
Department of French and Italian
Dr. Gazsi's website

Marie L. Kr├╝ger
Associate Professor of English
Dr. Kruger's website

Michel Laronde
Professor of French
Dr. Laronde's website

Peter Nazareth
Professor of English
Dr. Nazareth's website

Christopher D. Roy
Elizabeth M. Stanley Faculty Fellow of African Art History
Professor of Art and Art History
Dr. Roy's website

Adrien Wing
Bessie Dutton Murray Professor of Law
Former Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the UI College of Law
Dr. Wing's website

Ted Powers
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Ted Powers' website

Beatrice Mkenda
Lecturer of Swahili
Beatrice Mkenda's website

Brian Ekdale
Assistant Professor in Journalism and Mass Communication
Brian Ekdale's website

Melissa Tully
Assistant Professor in Journalism and Mass Communication
Melissa Tully's website

Lisa Gardinier
Latin American & Iberian Studies Librarian
Lisa Gardinier's website

Related Faculty

Jeffrey Cox
Professor of History
Dr. Cox's website

Marc Linderman
Associate Professor of Geography
Dr. Linderman's website

Jennifer Sessions
Associate Professor of History
Dr. Sessions's website

Ahmed Souaiaia
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Dr. Souaiaia's website


Blandina Kaduma Giblin
Lecturer in Kiswahili, Department of Linguistics
Blandina Giblin's website

Ronald K. McMullen
Lecturer in Political Science
Ambassador Ronald K. McMullen's website

Faculty Emeriti

Sandra Barkan
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Cinema and Comparative Literature
Former Associate Dean in the UI Graduate College

Jacques A. Bourgeacq
Professor Emeritus of French and Italian

Michael L. McNulty
Professor Emeritus of Geography
Michael McNulty's website