The Africa Center

A community of CSU faculty, students, community members, and African partners addressing issues of African biodiversity, conservation, health, and livelihoods.

Principle Inverstigators: 

  • Kathy Galvin
  • Paul Evangelista
  • Robin Reid
  • Sue VandeWoude
  • Jessica Davis
  • Stacy Lynn

Vision & Mission: Leading change for sustainable African ecosystems and societies. The Africa center aims to enhance biodiversity, advance human and animal health, empower communities, and promote environmental, economic, and social sustainability.

The Africa Center:

  • Is a forum for issues of African biodiversity, conservation, and sustainability
  • Is a community of CSU and community members and African partners for research, education and engagement
  • Provides a platform for CSU faculty, students and community members to engage with one another on African issues
  • Links diverse types of knowledge (e.g., local, science) to identify and solve social and environmental problems

The Africa Center is the Rocky Mountain hub for research and engagement in Africa. To date it has supported student fellowships and numerous public involvement and engagement activities through cross campus, community coffees, Ale and Africa events, seminars, panels, lectures, and symposia on African issues.