EAS Associate Fellows

Angelo Del Boca

Angelo Del Boca is Professor of History, specializing on Fascism and African colonial history. He is the author of several books including, “La guerra d’Abissinia” that laid bare…

Assefa Mehretu

Assefa Mehretu is Professor of Geography at Michigan State University.  He is the Director of the Rome Social Science Program in Italy.  He served as Associate Director of the…

Berhanu Abegaz

Berhanu Abegaz is Professor of Organic Chemistry and current Executive Director of the African Academy of Sciences. He is founding member of the Natural Products Research Network…

David W. Phillipson

David W. Phillipson is Emeritus Fellow at the University of Cambridge. He is Honorary Professor at University College London. He served as President of the…

Erwin Beck

Erwin Beck is Professor Emeritus at the University of Bayreuth. He has served as Academic Dean of the Faculty, Head of the Department of Plant Physiology, and Vice-President for…

Fekadu Fullas

Fekadu Fullas works in clinical pharmacy services at Unity Point Health-St. Luke’s, USA. He served as a post-doctoral chemist under the late medicinal chemist Dr. Monroe Wall at…

Giday WoldeGabriel

Giday WoldeGabriel is a Geologist at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. He serves as co-PI and lead Geologist for the Middle Awash project supporting the human origins…

Grover M. Hudson

Grover M. Hudson is Professor Emeritus of Linguistics, Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages at the Department of Linguistics of Michigan State University.  He taught…

Helmut Kloos

Helmut Kloos is Professor and Research Associate at the University of California and at the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil.

Ib Friis

Ib Friis is Professor of Botany at the Natural History Museum of Denmark. He is the recipient of the Cross of the Danish Royal Order of the Dannebrog.  He is member of the Royal…

James McCann

James McCann is Professor at Boston University who studies the history of food, ecology, and agriculture of Africa. He has served as Director of the African Studies Center at…

Jon Abbink

Jon Abbink is an Anthropologist-Historian. He is Senior Researcher at the African Studies Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands, and Research Professor of African Studies at VU…