The Africa Initiative is led by the following people:


John Bartlett

Department of Medicine and Duke Global Health Institute 


Charles Piot

Department of Cultural Anthropology and African & African American Studies


Karin Shapiro

African & African American Studies


Steering Committee:

Fred Boadu

Civil & Environmental Engineering


Tewodros Godebo

Nicholas School of the Environment


J. Lorand Matory

African & African American Studies and Cultural Anthropology


Stephen Smith

African & African American Studies


David Toole

Divinity School & Duke Global Health Institute


Erika Weinthal

Nicholas School of the Environment & Public Policy