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Cynthia Becker
Associate Professor of History of Art & Architecture
725 Commonwealth Ave, Room 305B
617-353-1471 | cjbecker@bu.edu

Michael Birenbaum Quintero
Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology
880 Commonwealth Avenue
(617) 353-3341 | mbq@bu.edu

Mary Anne Boelcskevy
Master Lecturer in African American Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies, African American Studies
138 Mountfort Street, Room 204
617-358-1422 | mboelcsk@bu.edu

Laurence A. Breiner
Professor of English
236 Bay State Road, Room 421
617-358-2544 | lbrei@bu.edu

Louis Chude-Sokei
Professor of English
George and Joyce Wein Chair in African American Studies
Director, African American Studies Program
138 Mountfort Street, Room 201
617-358-1420| locs@bu.edu

Saida Grundy
Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies
100 Cummington Mall, Suite 260
617-353-2591

Linda Heywood
Professor of History and African American Studies
138 Mountfort Street, Room 202
617-358-3389 | heywood@bu.edu

Joyce Hope Scott 
Clinical Professor in African American Studies
138 Mountfort Street, Room 103
617-358-0540 | hopescot@bu.edu

John Thornton
Professor of History and African American Studies
Director, Graduate Studies
138 Mountfort Street, Room 205
617-358-1423 | jkthorn@bu.edu


AFFILIATED FACULTY:

Margarita Simon Guillory
Associate Professor of Religion
145 Bay State Road
617-358-1754 | mlsg@bu.edu

Takeo Rivera
Assistant Professor of English   
BA, MA, Stanford University; PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Robert Eschmann
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
BA, Wheaton College; AM, PhD, University of Chicago

Spencer Piston
Assistant Professor of Political Science  
B.A., Grinnell College; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Katherine Levine Einstein
Assistant Professor of Political Science
232 Bay State Road, Room 222-223
617-358-6315 | kleinst@bu.edu

Timothy Longman
Associate Professor of Political Science, Director, Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs (CURA)  
BA, Phillips University; MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

James C. McCann
Professor of History, Associate Director for Development, African Studies Center
BA, Northwestern University; MA, PhD, Michigan State University

Anita Patterson
Professor of English
BA, Harvard College; MA, PhD, Harvard University

Ronald K. Richardson
Associate Professor of History
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York, Binghamton

John Stone
Professor of Sociology
MA, Cambridge University, PhD, Oxford University


EMERITI:

Allison Blakely
Professor Emeritus of History, College of Arts and Sciences
BA, University of Oregon, Eugene; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Adelaide M. Cromwell
Professor Emerita of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences
Founder of the African American Studies Program
AB, Smith College; AM, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, Harvard University

Patricia Hills
Professor Emerita of History of Art and Architecture, College of Arts and Sciences
BA, Stanford University; MA, City University of New York; PhD, New York University

James E. Teele
Professor Emeritus of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences
BA, Virginia Union University; MA, PhD, New York University