Associate Professor, African and African American Studies, School of Social Transformation, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Lisa Aubrey is associate professor of African and African American Studies and political science. In addition to her scholarship, Professor Aubrey has been doing amazing community-embedded work related to reconnecting peoples of the African Diaspora to their heritage lands of Cameroon, Nigeria, and Ghana. She is also involving our students in exciting work that is bringing to life historical knowledge of forgotten slave trade sites in Cameroon and linking slave ship records to current family history research. Dr. Aubrey is a key player in ASU’s prestigious Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, recognized by the United Nations for its leadership in education. The program has brought 30 promising young scholars from African countries to study in this leadership development program at ASU.