Horn of Africa Initiative


The organizers of this initiative warmly thank the following units at the University of Washington for their generous support of this important project.
  • Africa Studies Program, JSIS
  • Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization
  • Department of History
  • Simpson Center for the Humanities
  • Comparative Religion Program, JSIS, through its Initiative for Global Christian Studies
  • Humanities Division of the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Arts Division of the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Social Sciences Division of the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS)
  • Center for Global Studies, JSIS
  • Art History Program, School of Art
  • Interdisciplinary Near and Middle East Ph.D. Program
  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of English
  • Textual Studies Program
  • Women’s Center
  • Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media
  • Department of American Ethnic Studies
  • Race and Equity Initiative

The following faculty have also committed funds from endowments:

  • Lynn M. Thomas, Hanauer Research Funds, History
  • Joel Walker, Lawrence J. Roseman Endowed Professorship, History
  • Laura Chrisman, Nancy K Ketcham Endowment, English
  • Devin E. Naar, Isaac Alhadeff Professor of Sephardic Studies
  • Daniel Bessner, Anne H.H. and Kenneth B. Pyle Associate Professor in American Foreign Policy