Visiting Scholars & Visiting Student Researchers
Past, Present, and Upcoming
- Jacques Depelchin (2006-2009) Silences in African history: Between the syndromes of discovery and abolition.
- Ma Enyu (2012-2013) African diaspora in China, their social and economic activities and their culture adjustment and adaption in China.
- Samra Ghermay (Fall 2010) Africa in U.S. popular media and the impact it has on popular perception of Africa.
- Elizabeth Gianola (2006-2009) West African land tenure security, the socio-economic effects of the transposition of Western property models, and the role of law in promoting development.
- Solomon Gofie (Spring 2011)
- Michael Halderman (2010-2012) Pastoralism in East Africa, particularly the Horn of Africa.
- Preben Kaarsholm (2003) Popular culture in Africa.
- Kristen Lyons (2009) Organic agriculture, international trade and food security in Uganda and Ghana.
- Steven Nakana (Spring 2011-2012) The relationship between Chinese investors and organized labor in the Zambian mining sector, using Transnationalism as an analytical framework
- Shyam Nath (Spring 2011) African development issues linking current economic meltdown and financial crisis.
- Raj Patel (2006-2013) Shack dwellers movement in South Africa. Food systems.
- Thomas Perrot (Spring 2013) Social impact and uses of the Internet, communication technology and New Media in West Africa.
- Clemence Pinaud (Spring 2011, Fulbright 2011-2012, and 2012-2013) Women and violence in Africa: the case of Southern Sudan (1983-2010): Roles of women during the war and transformation of gendered dynamics.
- Alinah Segobye (2005) Cultural approaches to HIV/AIDS in Botswana: An overview of national policies and community responses to the epidemic.
- Manuela Travaglianti (2012-2013) Burundi's 2010 elections, conditions of violence and new theory of intra-ethnic violence as an electoral strategy. Economic causes of civil wars, and the impact of welfare concessions on electoral returns in new democracies.
- Mi Yung Yoon (Spring 2011) African Politics and International Studies.