N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba
Director, Institute for African Development
N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba is a professor of African and African diaspora education, comparative and international education, social institutions, African social history, and the study of gender, in the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University.
She is also a member of other Cornell graduate fields: education; global development (international development; international agriculture and rural 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.