WRC Religion in Public Life in Africa and the African Diaspora

Georgette Ledgister

Georgette Ledgister

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Religion in Public Life in Africa and the African Diaspora.
Research Associate and Visiting Instructor, Women's Studies in Religion Program, Harvard Divinity School.

Research interests: African religions; gender; social ethics; conflict studies, and African and African diaspora studies.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Jacob Olupona

Jacob Olupona

Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Religion in Public Life in Africa and the African Diaspora.
Professor of African Religious Traditions, Harvard Divinity School; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Religious practices of African immigrants to the United States.

42 Francis Ave.
Room 114
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-8221
Kay Kaufman Shelemay

Kay Kaufman Shelemay

Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Religion in Public Life in Africa and the African Diaspora.
G. Gordon Watts Professor of Music, Department of Music; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.
Research interests: Ethnomusicology; musical ethnography; African Horn and new African communities abroad; migration; diaspora; memory; and ritual studies.
Music Building
North Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 497-1791
p: (617) 495-4008
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Todne Thomas

Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Religion in Public Life in Africa and the African Diaspora.
Suzanne Young Murray Assistant Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University; Assistant Professor of African American Religions, Harvard Divinity School.
Research interests: The familial and spiritual experiences of black evangelicals and the neoliberal displacement of black sacred space.
Divinity Hall 306
Harvard Divinity School
45 Francis Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 998-5387