Selected University and Community Service


Faculty Advisor for the UMBC African Students Association, 1995-present.
Faculty Advisor for the UMBC Muslim Students Association, 1999-present.

Search Committees

Member of the Campus-wide Search Committee for the Dean of Engineering, 1995-1996.
Member of the Search Committee for a Professorship in Anthropology, 1997.
Member of Departmental Search Committees, 1990-92, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1999-2000, 2000-2001.

Campus Committees

Member of the Provost’s Planning Committee on Graduate Education, 1995-1996.
Member of the Humanities Scholars Coordinating Committee, 1995-1999.
Member of the Coordinating Committee, interdisciplinary PhD Program in Language, Literacy and Culture, 1996-present.
Member of the Intercampus Committee on Study Abroad in Africa, 1997.