Advisory Board

The FHI Advisory Board meets three times yearly to provide expertise, counsel, and ideas for the operations and programs of the Institute.

Updated May 2020

Lamonte Aidoo
Assistant Professor of Romance Studies (Co-Director, From Slavery to Freedom Lab)

Anne Allison
Professor of Cultural Anthropology

Saskia Cornes
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Franklin Humanities Institute
Program Director, Duke Campus Farm

Roberto Dainotto
Professor of Romance Studies, Literature, & International Comparative Studies

Samuel Fury Childs Daly
Assistant Professor of African & African American Studies

Michael Hardt
Professor of Literature (Co-Director, Social Movements Lab)

Mona Hassan
Associate Professor of Religious Studies & History (Faculty Executive Committee, Duke Human Rights Center @ FHI)

Wesley Hogan
Research Professor, Franklin Humanities Institute
Director, Center for Documentary Studies

Tsitsi Jaji
Associate Professor of English

Shambhavi Kaul
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Neil McWilliam (ex officio 2019-20)
Dean of Humanities; Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Art and Art History

Jocelyn Olcott
Professor of History; International and Comparative Studies; Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (GSF); Chair, GSF

Henry Pickford
Associate Professor of German & Philosophy

Philip Stern
Gihuly Family Professor of History (Co-Director, PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge)

Gennifer Weisenfeld (ex officio - on leave 2019-20)
Dean of Humanities; Professor of Art, Art History and Visual Studies

Julianne Werlin
Bacca Foundation Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Culture and Society, Department of English