Anne Pitcher is a Professor of African Studies and Political Science at the University of Michigan. She has a BA in Political Science and History from Duke University and an MPhil and DPhil in Politics from Oxford University, England.  She is currently editor, along with Kelly Askew, of a book series at the University of Michigan called African Perspectives.

She enjoys hiking, cycling, travel and theater of all kinds.


President, African Studies Association
Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies, University of Michigan
Professor, Department of Political Science (by courtesy), University of Michigan
Chair, African Social Research Initiative (ASRI)

Anne Pitcher’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)