Charisma Acey

Associate Professor
City and Regional Planning

Gladys Ajaelo

African American Studies

Francis Annan

Assistant Professor
Agricultural and Resource Economics

Leonardo Arriola

Director, Associate Dean, Professor of Political Science
Political Science
Center for African Studies
College of Letters and Sciences

Leonardo Arriola studies ethnic politics, party systems, and political economy in Africa. His current research focuses on the formation of multiethnic electoral coalitions among opposition parties in Africa. He has conducted field research in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Senegal. He has previously been a Fulbright scholar at the Institute of Ethiopian Studies at Addis Ababa University, a visiting researcher at the West African Research Center in Dakar, Senegal, and a predoctoral fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University. He earned a...

Paola Bacchetta

Gender & Women's Studies

James Bartolome

Environmental Science, Policy and Management

Peter Bartu

International and Area Studies
Peace and Conflict Studies
Middle Eastern Studies

Sandra Bass

Public Service Center

Mohamed Wajdi Ben Hammed

Assistant Professor of Arabic Literature and Islamic Culture
Comparative Literature

Jean Paul Bourdier


Professor Bourdier is the co-author of African Spaces and Drawn from African Dwellings. Production designer and co-director of seven films directed by Trinh T. Minh-ha. Painting exhibitions and photographs of ephemeral sculptures and body art widely exhibited nationally, winning fourteen national and international competitions. Awards include Guggenheim, American Council of Learned Societies, NEA Graham, UC President's Humanities, and Getty. Practice: see his slides (in Architecture Visual Resources Library). Teaches design studios and seminars on topics ranging from vernacular...