Founding Director

Prof. Lamin Sanneh (1942-2019)

Lamin Sanneh was the D. Willis James Professor of Missions and World Christianity, Professor of History, and Professor of International and Area Studies at Yale. 

Executive Director

Michael Glerup

Michael Glerup, (Ph.D. Drew University) is Executive Director of The Center for Early African Christianity, the Executive Director of the Religious Freedom & Society in Africa project at Yale University’s Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. In addition, he is the operations manager for a fourteen volume series titled Ancient Commentary Texts (IVP).  In 2012, he formed a publishing company ICCS Press and in 2014 published Historical Atlas of Ancient Christianity by Angelo Di Bernardino.

Program Manager

Norah Langat