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.


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

Anne Pitcher’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)