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The Michigan State University African Studies Center has 170 faculty with experience on Africa, probably the largest in the nation, including the largest faculties in social science (40) and in economics and agricultural economics (16). The Center features many other scholars in African languages, the arts and humanities, education, agricultural and natural sciences, health and medicine and other fields. 


Request for Membership to the ASC Core Faculty

The African Studies Center at MSU is a multi-disciplinary administrative unit designed to encourage, coordinate, and disseminate academic knowledge relevant to understanding the African continent and to coordinate faculty and students in those goals.

The Core Faculty consist of faculty of Michigan State University holding the rank of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, or librarian, who have a continuing professional focus on the study of Africa.

If you are interested in becoming a Core Faculty member, please fill out the application.

We look forward to welcoming new members!