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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Alphonse Fletcher University Professor
Director, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research
Hutchins Center Executive Committee
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Abby Wolf

Executive Director, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research
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Emmanuel Akyeampong

Oppenheimer Faculty Director, Center for African Studies
Ellen Gurney Professor of History and of African and African American Studies
Hutchins Center Executive Committee; Director, Workshop on African History and Economics
Lawrence D. Bobo

Lawrence D. Bobo

Dean of Social Science and W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences
Hutchins Center Executive Committee, ex officio; Founding Editor, Du Bois Review
W. E. B. Du Bois Medalist, 2005
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Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Department Chair and Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and African American Studies
Hutchins Center Executive Committee; Editor, African American National Biography
W. E. B. Du Bois Medalist, 2013
Glenn H. Hutchins

Glenn H. Hutchins

Chair, National Advisory Board
Hutchins Center Executive Committee, ex officio
W. E. B. Du Bois Medalist, 2006
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William Julius Wilson

Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor
Hutchins Center Executive Committee
Director, Project on Race, Class & Cumulative Adversity
Steven J. Niven

Steven J. Niven

Executive Editor: Dictionary of African Biography, African American National Biography, Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography
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David Bindman

Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, University College London
2020-2021: Image of the Black Archive & Library Fellow
Rumbi Katedza

Rumbi Katedza

Independent Filmmaker
Fall 2019: J. M. D. Manyika Fellow