Institute of African Studies (IAS), Columbia University
Specializes in African history, politics, political economy, anthropology, art and culture, literature, health, law, education, public policy, development economics, and related fields. Located at Columbia University, New York City.
The African Studies Center, Michigan State University
Research, teaching, and service on Africa and in African languages. Focuses on poverty alleviation, food security,
education for development, environment, tropical
disease, ethics of development, and gender equity.
The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS)
An interdisciplinary program of research, instruction, and community outreach. Its intellectual focus and mission is to reflect on and participate in determining emerging directions in the study and representation of the diverse cultures, experiences and societies of Africans and peoples of African descent across the African continent and diaspora.
The Program of African Studies (PAS), Northwestern University
issues as Islam and HIV/AIDS. Promotes research, training and institution
building in areas as private sector growth, democracy, governance and the rule
of law, and peace building in Africa.
A research center at the University of Maryland, the Department of Economics, which focuses on economic growth and democratic development in poor and transition countries, focusing on the role of institutions — the formal and informal rules by which individuals organize economic, political, and social activity.
The North-South Institute (NSI), Canada
A non-governmental and non-partisan research institute in Canada, focused on international development; eradicating global poverty and enhancing social justice through research which promotes international cooperation, democratic governance, and conflict prevention. (In English/French)