Dr. Randall Fegley, Associate Professor of History at Penn State Berks, was named Executive Director of the Sudan Studies Association (SSA) during the organization?s 32nd Annual Conference on May 24, 2013, at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. This followed his completion of a two-year term as SSA President. In this role, Fegley will oversee the organization?s transition to a new generation of officers and board members.
The Sudan Studies Association (SSA) is an independent professional society founded in the United States in 1981. Membership is open to scholars, teachers, students, and others with interest in the Sudan. The Association exists primarily to promote Sudanese studies and scholarship.