MANSA Officers

Barbara Hoffman, President
Cleveland State University
b.hoffman@csuohio.edu

Joseph Hellweg, President-Elect
Florida State University
jhellweg@fsu.edu

Dianna Bell, Secretary-Treasurer
Vanderbilt University
dianna.bell@vanderbilt.edu
mansa_treas@yahoo.com

Advisory Board

Alain Sissao
Burkina Faso INSS/CNRST
alainsis@gmail.com

Alma Gottlieb
University of Illinois
ajgottli@illinois.edu

Fatoumata Keita
Universite Manden Bakary
fat_keita2003@yahoo.fr

Yacouba Konate
Université de Cocody
konatey@gmail.com

Sten Hagberg
Uppsala University
sten.hagberg@antro.uu.se

Jeanne Toungara
Howard University
jtoungara@howard.edu

Past Officers

President, Kassim Kone (2008-2014)
President, David Conrad (1986-2008)

Vice-President Barbara Hoffman (2008-2011)
Vice-President Kassim Koné (2001-2008)
Vice-President: Barbara E. Frank (1997-2001)
Vice-President: B. Marie Perinbam (1986-1997)

Secretary-Treasurer: Catherine Bogosian Ash (2003-2005)
Secretary-Treasurer: Rosa De Jorio (2001-2003)
Secretary-Treasurer (Europe): Jan Jansen (2001-2002)
Secretary-Treasurer: Stephen Wooten (1997-2001)
Secretary-Treasurer: Laura Arntson (1994-1997)
Secretary: Kathryn Green (1986-1993)

PAST ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Gerald Cashion, USAID, Washington DC (1986-1988)
Robert Launay, Northwestern University (1986-1997)
Lamine Sanneh, Yale University (1994-1997)
Ariane Deluz, Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Sociologique, Paris (1994-1999)
Mamadou Diawara, Universität Bayreuth (1994-1999)
Lansiné Kaba, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle (1994-1999)
Alpha Ba, College of Charleston (1997-1999)
Peter Mark, Wesleyan University (1997-2001)
Lucy Duran, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (1998-2000)
Kassim Koné, State University of New York--Cortland (1998-2001)
Mirjam de Bruijn, Leiden University (1999-2001)
Yacouba Konaté, Université d'Abidjan (1999-2001)
Jeanne Toungara, Howard University (1999-2001)
Karim Traoré, University of Georgia (1999-2001)
Tereba Togola, Direction Nationale des Arts et de la Culture, Bamako (1994-2002)
Mary Jo Arnoldi, Smithsonian Institute (2000-2002)
Alma Gottlieb, University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana (2001-2003)
Patrick McNaughton Indiana University (2001-2003)
Donald Wright, State University of New York at Cortland (2001-2003, 2012-2015)
Nehemia Levtzion, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2002-2003)
Mohamed Saïdou N'Daou, Chicago State University (2001-2005)
Ralph Austen, University of Chicago (2003-2005)
Rogier Bedaux, Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden (2003-2005)
George Brooks, Indiana University (2003-2005)
David Henige, University of Wisconsin (2003-2005)
Susan McIntosh, Rice University (2003-2005)
Bruce Whitehouse, Lehigh University (2012-2015)
William Moseley, Macalester University (2012-2015)