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Board Members

ACLA OFFICERS

  • Wail Hassan, University of Illinois, President, 2019-2020
  • Sangeeta Ray, University of Maryland, Vice President, 2019-2020
  • Shu-mei Shih, University of California Los Angeles, Second Vice President, 2019-2020
  • Jini Kim Watson, New York University, Secretary-Treasurer, 2019-2022
  • Monica Felix, Chief Administrative Officer

ACLA ADVISORY BOARD

  • David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford University, Past President, 2019-2020
  • Jeffrey Sacks, University of California, Riverside, Nominations Committee Chair 2019-2022
  • Walt Hunter, Clemson University, Finance Committee Chair, 2019-2022
  • Ato Quayson, New York University, Program Committee Chair, 2017-2020
  • Monica Popescu, McGill University, Publications Committee Chair, 2018-2021
  • Anita Starosta, Pennsylvania State University, Conference Committee Chair, 2019-2022
  • Thomas Beebee, Pennsylvania State University, ADPCL Representative, 2016-2019
  • Akua Banful, Columbia University, Graduate Student Representative, 2018-2020
  • Ashna Ali, CUNY Graduate Center, Graduate Student Representative, 2019-2021

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  • Finance Committee: Walt Hunter (Clemson University), Shirley Wong (Westfield State University), Tanya Agathocleous (Hunter College/CUNY Graduate Center)
  • Nominations Committee: Jeffrey Sacks (University of California Riverside), Nergis Ertürk (Penn State), Ulka Anjaria (Brandeis University), Sangeeta Ray (University of Maryland)
  • Publications Committee: Monica Popescu (McGill University), Thomas Heise (Penn State Abington), Pallavi Rastogi (Louisiana State University), Neelam Srivastava (Newcastle University), Sangeeta Ray (University of Maryland)
  • Program Committee: Ato Quayson (New York University), Shu-mei Shih (University of California Los Angeles)
  • Conference Committee: Anita Starostra (Penn State); Wail Hassan (University of Illinois); Judith Sierra-Rivera (Penn State)
  • Graduate Student Committee: Akua Banful (Graduate student representative - Columbia University), Ashna Ali (Graduate student representative - CUNY Graduate Center), Shu-mei Shih (University of California Los Angeles), Thomas Beebee (Penn State)