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Board Members

The ACLA Board is comprised of two main committees: the Executive Committee and Advisory Committee.

ACLA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  • Rei Terada, University of California, Irvine, President, 2022-2023
  • Ranjana Khanna, Duke University, Vice President, 2022-2023, Development Committee Chair
  • Karen Emmerich, Princeton University, Second Vice President, 2022-2023
  • Dina Al-Kassim, University of British Columbia, Secretary-Treasurer, 2020-2024

ACLA ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Shu-mei Shih, Univeristy of California, Los Angeles, Past President, 2022-2023
  • Jennifer Wenzel, Columbia University, Nominations Committee Chair 2022-2025
  • Robert Meister, University of California, Santa Cruz, Finance Committee Chair, 2022-2025
  • Nicoletta Pireddu, Georgetown University, Program Committee Chair, 2020-2023
  • Michael Allan, University of Oregon, Publications Committee Chair, 2021-2024
  • E.K. Tan, Stony Brook University, Conference Committee Chair, 2021-2024
  • Luis Fernando Restrepo, University of Arkansas, Interim ADPCL Representative, 2022-2023
  • Liz Kinnamon, University of Arizona, Graduate Student Committee Chair, 2022-2024
  • Cornesha Tweede, Arizona State University, Graduate Student Representative, 2022-2023

 

Board members chair various standing committees. Chairs of each committee are noted with an asterisk:

STANDING COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  • Finance Committee: Robert Meister* 
  • Nominations Committee: Jennifer Wenzel* (Columbia University), Ranjana Khanna (Duke University), Robert Tally (Texas State University)
  • Publications Committee: Michael Allan* (University of Oregon), Ranjana Khanna (Duke University), Michelle Clayton (Brown University), Shaoling Ma (Yale-NUS College)
  • Program Committee: Nicoletta Pireddu* (Georgetown University), Karen Emmerich (Princeton University), Haun Saussy (The University of Chicago), Omoniyi Afolabi (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Conference Committee: E.K. Tan* (Stony Brook University), Rei Terada (University of California, Irvine), Danielle Fanucchi (ACLA)
  • Graduate Student Committee: Liz Kinnamon* (University of Arizona), Cornesha Tweede (Arizona State University), Karen Emmerich (Princeton University)

AD HOC COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  • Development Committee: Brigid Kennedy* (ACLA), Ranjana Khanna (Duke University), Daniel Pratt (McGill University), Danielle Fanucchi (ACLA)

 

PAST PRESIDENTS

2021-2022 Shu-mei Shih, University of California Los Angeles

2020-2021 Sangeeta Ray, University of Maryland

2019-2020 Waïl Hassan, University of Illinois

2018-2019 Emily Apter, New York University

2017-2018 David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford University

2016-2017 Joey Slaughter, Columbia University

2015-2016 Yopie Prins, University of Michigan

2014-2015 Ali Behdad, University of California, Los Angeles

2013-2014 Eric Hayot, Penn State University

2012-2013 Lois Zamora, University of Houston

2011-2012 Françoise Lionnet, University of California, Los Angeles

2009-2011 Haun Saussy, University of Chicago

2007-2009 Sandra Berman, Princeton University

2005-2007 Kathleen Komar, University of California, Los Angeles

2003-2005 Margaret Higonnet, University of Connecticut

2001-2003 David Damrosch, Harvard University

1999-2001 Jonathan Culler, Cornell University

1997-1999 Susan Suleiman, Harvard University

1995-1997 Eugene Eoyang, Indiana University, Lingnan University

1993-1995 Marjorie Perloff, Stanford University

1991-1993 Stuart McDougal, University of Michigan

1989-1991 Mary Ann Caws, City University of New York

1987-1989 Frederick Garber, State University of New York at Binghamton

1985-1987 Thomas M. Greene, Yale University

1977 Haskell M. Block, State University of New York at Binghamton

1974 Horst Frenz, Indiana University