CAAS Administration

Administratively based at the Institute of African Studies, Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, CAAS is governed by a Board of Directors representing all regions of Canada and the two official national languages – English and French.

Board of Directors:

President - Meredith Terretta, University of Ottawa

Vice-President - CAAS is now accepting nominations for this position

Past President - Marc Epprecht, Queen's University

Secretary-Treasurer - Miriam Grant, University of British Columbia

Member at Large

  • Sylvia Bawa, York University
  • Ifeanyi Ezeonu, Brock University
  • Nduka Otiono, Carleton University
  • Liam Riley, Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • Katrina Keefer, York University


Ex-officio (by virtue of being Editors of the Canadian Journal of African Studies):

Belinda Dodson, University of Western Ontario (Coordinating Editor)

Julie Archambault, Concordia University

Martin Evans, University of Chester

Cedric Jourde, University of Ottawa

Matthew Mitchell, University of Saskatchewan

Chris Youé, Memorial University

Jonathan Roberts, Mount Saint Vincent University (Book Review Editor)

Roger Riendeau, University of Toronto (Managing Editor)

CAAS Secretariat:

Institute of African Studies
Carleton University
439 Paterson Hall
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa ON K1S 5B6 Canada
Tel: (613) 520-2600 x 2220

Pius Adesanmi, Director of the IAS (

Sarah Katz-Lavigne, CAAS Administrative Officer (

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