N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba
Director, Institute for African Development
N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba is a professor of Africa and the African diaspora, comparative and international education, social institutions, African social history, and gender studies.
She is also a member of other Cornell graduate fields: education, global development, and the Cornell Institute of Public Affairs (CIPA). She joined Cornell in 1991 as a Fulbright senior research fellow and Ford Foundation/Africana studies fellow. She served as director of the Cornell Program on Gender and Global Change and director of graduate studies of Africana studies.