Visiting Researchers

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Name Discipline Interest
Pamela Allara Art Contemporary art, South Africa
Jean Borgatti Art History Nigeria, African arts and culture production
Dan Connell Political Science Human rights and development in transitional societies; refugees, forced migration and trafficking; Eritrea, Sudan. See profile here. See bibliography on Eritrea here.
Omale Garba International business Organizational behavior; Nigerian banking sector, employee engagement, scale development and analysis, survey and advanced statistical analysis
Jeanne Koopman Economics Economic and environmental history of the Senegal River Valley
Victor Manfredi Linguistics/Anthropology Igbo, Yoruba, and African Diaspora linguistics
Ivor Miller African Studies Nigeria, Cuba, performance
Susanne Mueller Political Science Democratization, conflict, development; countries of expertise: Eastern and Southern Africa
Donna Patterson History pharmacology, global health policy, gender, and the history of medicine; Senegal, Ethiopia
Jeanne Penvenne History Mozambique, women, labor history
Nathaniel Powell History African history, Francophone Africa, peace & conflict studies, history of decolonization, postwar France, Cold War studies, international organizations, refugee studies, global history
Daivi Rodima-Taylor Anthropology Mutual help associations and cooperative work; fiduciary culture, savings/credit and remittances; informal public authority and vigilantism; land and resource tenure; Tanzania; East Africa
Walter Sangree Anthropology Nigeria, Irigwe culture, Kenya, Baluiya Tiriki
Marc Sommers Anthropology African war and post-war issues, including youth, development, gender (sexual violence, adulthood, masculinity), child soldiers, security, conflict negotiation, education, employment, governance, urbanization, displacement, and coordination. His new book is called The Outcast Majority: War, Development, and Youth in Africa.
Jennifer Yanco Linguistics West Africa, indigenous languages, WARA (director)