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The Institute for African Development (IAD) is an interdisciplinary nucleus for the study of Africa with the overarching goal of strengthening and expanding the depth and breadth of African development studies. Based in Ithaca, our impact reaches far beyond our physical location. More than 40 IAD-affiliated faculty from across Cornell conduct research and teach courses related to African development. More than 300 IAD graduate fellows now work in government, NGOs, academic institutions, and international organizations on the African continent—testament to the institute's diverse constituency and impact. IAD is supported by an Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages (UISFL) grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Internship
Reinforces academic learning by providing undergraduates the opportunity to actively engage and conduct research with individuals and organizations directly involved in policy and program development in Africa.
Seminar
Economic Growth, Inclusive Development and Sustainability in Africa           
Seminar
IAD Monthly Global Africa Webinar on Contemporary Issues
Program
Digital platform that provides a space where academics, researchers, and policy makers exchange views on current political, economic, legal, and social issues on African development.
Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Goldwin Smith Professor, Africana Studies
Assistant Professor, Information and Computer Science
Professor Emeritus, Law
Tinenenji Banda

Institute for African Development

Andreu Sola-Martin

Institute for African Development