Our People

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​​John 
Baugh

​Margaret Bush Wilson Professor in Arts & Sciences, Professor of Psychology, Anthropology, Education, English, Linguistics, and African and African-American Studies
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​John  
Bowen

Dunbar-Van Cleve Professor in Arts & Sciences, Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology
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Sheretta 
Butler-Barnes

Associate Professor of Social Work
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Carol 
Camp Yeakey

Marshall S. Snow Professor of Arts & Sciences, Professor of Education, Urban Studies, International and Area Studies, African and African American Studies, and American Culture Studies
Founding Director of the Center on Urban Research & Public Policy and the Interdisciplinary Program in Urban Studies
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​Lingchei Letty 
Chen

​Chair of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Professor of Modern Chinese Language and Literature Affiliate Professor of Comparative Literature
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Adrienne  
Davis

Vice Provost, William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law, Director of the Black Sexual Economies Project for the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Work and Social Capital, Founder & Coordinator of the Law & Culture Initiative
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Ebony M. 
Duncan-Shippy

Assistant Professor of Education
Affiliate Faculty, Sociology and the Interdisciplinary Program in Urban Studies
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​Garrett Albert 
Duncan​

Associate Professor of African and African-American Studies​, Education, American Culture Studies (By Courtesy), and Urban Studies (By Courtesy)
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​Mary Ann 
Dzuback​

Associate Professor Emerita of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Associate Professor Emerita of Education and History (by courtesy)
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​Gerald 
Early

​Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Interim Director of the Center for the Study of Race
Professor of English and of African and African-American Studies
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Rowhea 
Elmesky

Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Education
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​Steven 
Fazzari

Bert A. and Jeanette L. Lynch Distinguished Professor of Economics, Professor of Economics and Sociology
Director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy
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James L. 
Gibson

Sidney W. Souers Professor of Government
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Clarissa Rile 
Hayward

Dean’s Fellow for Policies
Professor of Political Science, Philosophy (By Courtesy), and Urban Studies (Affiliate) Director of Diversity in Political Science
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David 
Konig

​Professor Emeritus of the Department of History
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William 
Lowry

Emeritus Professor of Political Science
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Kimberly 
Norwood

Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law, Professor of Law and Professor of African & African American Studies
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​Shanti 
Parikh

Chair of African and African-American Studies
Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology and of African and African-American Studies
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Sunita 
Parikh

Associate Professor of Political Science
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​Timothy 
Parsons

​Professor of History and of African and African-American Studies
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Michelle 
Purdy

Associate Professor of Education
Director of the Undergraduate Program in Educational Studies Affiliate Faculty, African and African-American Studies & Urban Studies
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​Nancy 
Reynolds​

​Associate Professor of History, of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (Affiliate), and of Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies (Affiliate)
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Will R. 
Ross

Associate Dean for Diversity, Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Senior Fellow at the Washington University Center for Health Policy
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Vetta L. 
Sanders Thompson

E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity, Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity