Senegal

Michelle Reddy

Program Director and Assistant Adjunct Professor, Master of Development Practice
Goldman School of Public Policy

Michelle Reddy is a political sociologist with interest in international development and organizations. Her recent work has largely focused on social mobilization during crises: Ebola, COVID-19, and the European migration crisis. A second, related line of work focuses on the expansion and professionalization of education nonprofits in developing countries. In 2022 she was...

Martha Saavedra

Associate Director
Center for African Studies

Martha Saavedra has been with the Center for African Studies since 1993. She received a PhD and MA in a Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in International Studies from Rhodes College. She has taught at St. Mary’s College of California, Ohio University, the...

Paola Bacchetta

Professor
Gender & Women's Studies

Leonardo Arriola

Associate Professor and Political Science Director, Associate Dean
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...

Fall 2022 African Film Festival at the PFA

August 23, 2022

African Film Festival

September 7–October 29, 2022

After two years of pandemic-related cancellations or virtual screenings, we are proud to welcome the African Film Festival (AFF) back to BAMPFA. More information is here: https://bampfa.org/program/african-film-festival

Lisa Wymore

Associate Professor and Chair
Theater, Dance and Performance Studies

Martha Wilfahrt

Associate Professor
Political Science

Michael Watts

Professor Emeritus
Geography

Amara Tabor-Smith

Continuing Lecturer
Theater, Dance and Performance Studies