Elizabeth Dyer

Visiting Scholar
Visiting Scholar


Dr. Dyer’s specializes in African history, performing arts and theater history. She received her PhD in History from the University of Pennsylvania in 2017. During her research on the political history of theater in Kenya, she collaborated with a number of Kenyan playwrights and theater groups. Her work offers new insights into the role of theatrical productions as political critique.


Institution of Origin: University of Pennsylvania
Country Expertise: Kenya
Language Expertise: French, Language Expertise: Swahili