Dr. Farah Griffin is the William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature and African-American Studies at Columbia University. Professor Griffin’s major fields of interest are American and African American literature, music, history and politics.
Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry Maya Angelou Presidential Chair Wake Forest University Melissa Harris-Perry is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University.
Shayla C. Nunnally is an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in Political Science and Africana Studies Institute.
Dr. Evelyn Simien is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Connecticut, where she teaches African American Politics, Public Opinion, Political Behavior