Africa- general

Why Africa Matters to U.S. National Security - An Evening with Grant Harris

March 1, 2018

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Grant Harris is CEO of Harris Africa Partners LLC and advises companies on doing business in Africa. From 2011 to 2015,
Harris served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs at the White House. Harris previously worked at the White House under President Bill Clinton and served twice at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. Harris holds a J.D...

Linus Unah: Mastercard Foundation Scholar, Wildlife and Conservation Journalist

April 17, 2024

A forest area in NigeriaThe first time I scheduled a meeting with Linus Unah, a UC Berkeley alumnus with the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, the meeting had to be rescheduled as Unah raced off to lead a small crew in filming the rescue of a manatee about to be sold. Such is the exciting work that Unah now carries out for...

Michele McKenzie

African Studies Librarian
UC Berkeley Library

Michele McKenzie is the speciality librarian for African Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics. In addition to previous experience at the UC Berkeley Media Resource Center, she has also served as a librarian at City College of San Francisco, the Berkeley Public Library, and the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. (LinkedIn Profile).

Archive Trial until 4 May ~ 'Africa and the New Imperialism'

April 6, 2023

The UC Berkeley Library has trial access until May 4th to a new digital archive produced by AM (formerly Adam Matthew Digital) titled Africa and the New Imperialism: European Borders on the African Continent, 1870-1914. Try this out and let the Library know what you think!

Alice Schmidt

Research Topic: 'Effects of the Trade and Agricultural Policy of the Industrialized Countries (especially European Union and United States) on African Developing Countries'; the agricultural policy of industrialized countries, the structure of the international market and how the industrialized countries act in international negotiations on international trade rules.

Malcolm Potts

Bixby Professor
Public Health