Name of Engagement

SADAH Professor Elected Vice President of African Studies Association

Contact Information

Dr. Adérónké Adésànyà

Contact Details

adesanaa@jmu.edu

Description

SADAH professor Adérónké Adésànyà has been elected to serve as vice president of the African Studies Association, an international, 2,000-member organization that promotes a better understanding of all facets of the African continent, including its politics, economics, society, culture and art.

Election to ASA vice presidency constitutes a three-year commitment to the ASA. As vice-president, Adésànyà will chair two of the most important committees: the Annual Meeting Committee and the Nominations Committee. She also will work closely with the president, offering support and advice on day-to-day matters of the association.

Web Presence

https://www.jmu.edu/news/artandarthistory/2021/05-24-adesanya-asa.shtml

Involvement

Involves Faculty

Scope

JMU Campus Scope, National Scope, International Scope

Date

Spring 2021

Engagement Attributes

Engagement Award

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Award

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