The Institute's leadership, staff, faculty, and advisory boards are dedicated to the IAH mission to support and develop Carolina faculty. Below is a listing of these teams as well as our current Faculty Fellows and Academic Leadership Program Fellows.


Andy Andrews

Professor, Sociology
919-962-1008
kta@unc.edu

Kenneth (Andy) Andrews is Professor of Sociology. He earned his BS degree from Millsaps College and his MA and PhD degrees from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His scholarship and tea … Continued


Rebecca L. Walker

Associate Professor, Department of Social Medicine & Adjunct Associate Professor, Philosophy
919-843-6896
rebecca_l_walker@med.unc.edu

Rebecca Walker is Associate Professor of Social Medicine, Adjunct Associate Professor of Philosophy, and Core Faculty in the Center for Bioethics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sh … Continued


Heidi Kim

Associate Professor, Department of English & Comparative Literature
919-962-4042
heidikim@email.unc.edu

Heidi Kim is an Associate Professor in the Department of English & Comparative Literature. She obtained her A.B. in Biochemical Sciences and Citation in French from Harvard University. After colle … Continued


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Emilio del Valle Escalante

Associate Professor, Department of Romance Studies
919-962-2059
edelvall@email.unc.edu

Emilio del Valle Escalante is Associate Professor of Spanish and Associate Chair in the Department Romance Studies. In addition, he has an appointment in American Indian and Indigenous Studies. He rec … Continued


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Nadia Yaqub

Professor, Department of Asian Studies
919-843-8149
yaqub@email.unc.edu

Nadia Yaqub is Professor and Chair in the Department of Asian Studies, while also serving as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of English & Comparative Literature. Dr. Yaqub’s resea … Continued


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Jim Ketch

Professor, Department of Music
919-962-7560
jketch@email.unc.edu

Jim Ketch is a Professor in the Department of Music. He studied music at Indiana State University (B.S. 1974) and at the University of Illinois-Urbana (M.S. 1976). Currently, he¬†serves as trumpet inst … Continued


Misha Becker

Misha Becker

Professor, Department of Linguistics
919-962-1192
mbecker@email.unc.edu

Misha Becker is Professor of Linguistics. She earned her B.A. in Language Studies before completing both her M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Becker’s background is in s … Continued


Claude Clegg

Claude Clegg

Professor, Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies
cclegg@email.unc.edu

Claude Clegg is a Lyle Jones Distinguished Professor in the Department of¬†African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, and also serves as Distinguished Professor in History. Dr. Clegg is an alumnu … Continued