Fields of Interest:
I teach African and global history, and my research interests include African agriculture, environments, food, gender, peasantry, and labor movements in southern Africa since the mid-nineteenth century. I am currently writing a book, Black Englishmen, on the Magololo servants of Dr. David Livingstone.
I offer the following fields for the PhD qualifying examination. For explanations of fields, see the "Graduate Overview" page in the Graduate Handbook.
I will be accepting students for admission in Fall 2014.
- HIS 106: Colonial and Contemporary Africa (AAS 106; ANT 248)
- HIS 201: The Third World (AAS 202)
- HIS 346W/446: South Africa Since 1910 (AAS 346)
- HIS 347W/447: The Political Economy of Food in Africa (AAS 335)