Elaf Alchurbaji
Business and Academic Manager

Elaf is the department’s Business and Academic Manager. Prior to joining the Department of African American Studies, she was a staff member at Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies and worked as an account specialist at a DC-based marketing firm. Elaf has a degree in biochemistry from Eastern Michigan University.

Student Assistants

Keturah Crawford
Student Office Assistant, Department of African American Studies

Keturah is a junior in Georgetown College, and is currently double majoring in African American Studies and Sociology with a minor in Government in the hopes of pursuing a career in Law. She is a Baltimore, Maryland native who enjoys playing piano, singing, and writing in her spare time. As a Student Office Assistant for the Department, Keturah aids in data sorting and filing, directing visitors, as well as uncovering new ways to bridge the department with the rest of the Georgetown community. 

Vashti Williams
Student Office Assistant, Department of African American Studies

Vashti is a Sicklerville, New Jersey native and a sophomore in Georgetown College. She plans to major in Government and ultimately pursue a career in Law. In her spare time, Vashti enjoys painting, writing, and playing soccer. As a Student Office Assistant for the Department, Vashti aids in co-managing department inventory cycles, data sorting and filing, and finding new ways to connect the department with the student community on campus.