Steering Committee Faculty

Jerry Philogene

Associate Professor of Black Studies

Program Director

Office:
Carr Hall Room 201
Office Hours:
Spring 2024: Tues 11am-1pm & Wed 1-3pm and by appointment on Zoom

Daniel Silva

Associate Professor of Luso-Hispanic Studies

On Sabbatical Academic Year 2023-24

Office:
Carr Hall 208
Office Hours:
By appointment

Damascus Kafumbe

Edward C. Knox Professor of International Studies; Professor of Music; Chair, Department of Music; Director, Middlebury African Music and Dance Ensemble; Director, Middlebury Afropop Band

Office:
Mahaney Arts Center 308
Office Hours:
Spring 2024: Thur., 9:30-10:30 a.m. & 3:15-4:15 p.m.; or by appointment

Khyree Davis

Assistant Professor of Black Studies

Office:
Carr Hall 209
Office Hours:
Spring 2024: Tue & Thu 1:30-2:30 pm in office or Wed 9-10 am on Zoom (link on Canvas)

Viola Huang

Assistant Professor of Black Studies

Office:
Carr Hall Room 204
Office Hours:
Spring 2024: Tues 3-4pm and Wed 2-3pm and by appointment. Please book your appointment here to make sure you are not waiting: https://calendly.com/profhuang/office-hourse?month=2024-02.

Natasha Ngaiza

Assistant Professor of Film & Media Culture

Office:
Axinn Center 207
Office Hours:
On leave 2023-2024

Darién J. Davis

Professor of History

Office:
Axinn Center 335
Office Hours:
Spring 2024: On Leave

Academic Coordinator

Victoria Luksch

Academic Coordinator: Black Studies, Comparative Literature, and Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies

Office:
Chellis House 205
Office Hours:
Mon-Thurs, 9-5

Contributing Faculty

William Hart

Professor Emeritus of History

Professor Emeritus of History and Black Studies

Office:
Hesselgrave House 221

Elsa Mendoza

Assistant Professor of History

Office:
Axinn Center 328
Office Hours:
Spring 2024: Mondays and Wednesdays 3:45PM to 5PM (AXN328), Fridays (Zoom appointments only) 1:30-2:30 PM. Please schedule in-person or virtual appointments via Calendly at https://calendly.com/emendoza-midd

Matthew Schrader

Assistant Professor of Studio Art

Office:
Johnson 114
Office Hours:
Fall Term 2024-Tuesday 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., and by appointment

Jacob Tropp

John Spencer Professor of African Studies

Office:
Axinn Center 341
Office Hours:
Spring 2024: Monday and Thursday, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM, or by appointment.

Dima Ayoub

Associate Professor of Arabic

Office:
Voter Hall 008
Office Hours:
on-leave spring 2024

Olga Sanchez Saltveit

Assistant Professor of Theatre

Office:
Mahaney Arts Center 328
Office Hours:
Spring '24: Mon 11am-12:00pm & Thu 2:30-4:30pm

Enrique Garcia

Professor of Luso-Hispanic Studies

Office:
Voter Hall 213
Office Hours:
Mon 2:30-4:30 PM; Fri 9:45-10:45 AM; and by appointment

William Nash

Professor of American Studies and English

Office:
Axinn Center 250
Office Hours:
Spring 2024: Tuesdays 1:30-3:00, Thursdays 10:00-11:30, and by appointment

Tara Affolter

Faculty Director, Equity, Justice & Inclusion; Associate Professor of Education Studies

Office:
Twilight Hall 108
Office Hours:
S24: by appointment. Please e-mail Professor Affolter to arrange a time.

Jim Ralph

Dean of the Faculty; Rehnquist Professor of American History and Culture

Office:
Old Chapel 204
Office Hours:
Available by appointment