Students of the contemporary African environment benefit from dynamic interdisciplinary faculty in Geography, Human Ecology, and Anthropology.
Faculty whose work touches upon the African environment and issues of development include: Angelique Haugerud, Richard Schroeder, Dorothy Hodgson, David Hughes, and Bonnie McCay.
Urban Africa and Policy Planning
Rutgers is nationally recognized as a key site for the study of policy in Africa through the Bloustein School. With faculty in a variety of other units and disciplines who focus upon urban Africa students, interested in urban studies will find Rutgers an exciting place.
Faculty who study the complexities of urban Africa include: Salah El-Shakhs, Allen Howard and Meredeth Turshen.