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Sunil Amrith

Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies
Professor of History
Kate Anable

Kate Anable

Director of Administration
Undergraduate Program Administrator

Kate Anable is the Director of Administration and Undergraduate Program Administrator. As Director of Administration, she oversees all administrative and financial operations of the department, including human resources, budget management, and staffing. As the Undergraduate Program Administrator, she is available to freshmen and sophomores interested in concentrating in Social Studies, as well as concentrators in need of general advising or help with student records. She serves on the Board of Advisors, Board of Instruction, and Board of Freshmen Advisors. 

370 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-2188
David Armitage

David Armitage

Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History
On Leave 2018-19
Anya Bernstein Bassett

Anya Bernstein Bassett

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Senior Lecturer on Social Studies

Anya Bernstein Bassett is the Director of Studies in Social Studies and a Senior Lecturer. She is available for general academic advising as well as for discussions with students who wish to pursue joint concentrations, independent studies, unusual paths within Social Studies, or who have concerns about their progress or ideas about how the concentration can be improved. Dr. Bassett should be contacted by students who have questions about the lottery system for junior tutorials or general questions and concerns about the junior tutorial program. She also coordinates the senior tutorial program and is available to students who have concerns about their senior theses or questions about the honors process. Students should email Dr. Bassett directly to make appointments.... Read more about Anya Bernstein Bassett

William James Hall 368
p: 617-496-1838
Lawrence Bobo

Lawrence Bobo

W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of African and African American Studies
Chair of the Department of African and African American Studies
Jean Comaroff

Jean Comaroff

Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology
Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies