Tukufu Zuberi


  • Tukufu Zuberi talks about why it was so critical to include contemporary art pieces as a part of advancing the conversation in Penn Today.

  • Tufuku Zuberi mentioned in Whyy, ABC, BizJournals and PhillyMag article on how the Penn museum is reimagining its African and Central American galleries with a modern view. 

  • Tukufu Zuberi discussed Mandela’s legacy and his continuing impact today with Penn TodayIt has been 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, elected as South Africa’s first black president after being imprisoned by the apartheid government for nearly three decades. “Nelson Mandela made an international call for taking steps to build a strong nation in South Africa and a strong continent of nations,” Zuberi says.

Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Africana Studies

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago, 1989


  • NBC10's Philly Live: Tukufu Zuberi on Telling the African Story Through Ancient Artifacts at Penn Museum
  • Penn Museum Great Stuff Lecture Series: Tukufu Zuberi on Decolonization and the Role of Museums in Contemporary Society
  • PSC Spring 2019 Colloquium Series: Tukufu Zuberi on the Fear of White Demographic Suicide