Officers & Staff


Thomas Barfield, President
Professor of Anthropology, Boston University

Dipali Mukhopadhyay, Vice President
Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Robert Crews, Treasurer
Associate Professor of History, Stanford University

John Mock, Secretary
Lecturer in Hindi and Urdu, University of California – Santa Cruz

Executive Committee

Nile Green
Professor of History, Director of Program on Central Asia, UCLA

Margaret Mills
Professor Emerita, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Ohio State University

Robert Nichols
Professor of History, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Executive Staff

Omar Sharifi 
Kabul Director and Senior Research Fellow

James Souza
U.S. Administrative Director

Mikaela Ringquist
Grants Director