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Dr. Kristina Douglass has been appointed as the Joyce L. and Douglas S. Sherwin Early Career Professor in the Rock Ethics Institute

Dr. Kristina Douglass has been appointed as the Joyce L. and Douglas S. Sherwin Early Career Professor in the Rock Ethics Institute. This is an early career fellowship given to promising faculty to support their on-going career. Kudos for the hard work Dr. Douglass!!

Congratulations to Dr. Neelima Jeychandran on her new co-edited volume, Re-Imaging Indian Ocean Worlds

Dr. Neelima Jeychandran has transited from post-doc status to a Visiting Professor in African Studies and Asian Studies for this coming academic year. Dr. Jeychandran’s new co-edited volume, Re-Imaging Indian Ocean Worlds, was recently published (Routledge). Dr. Jeychandran is the series editor for Routledge’s Indian Ocean and Trans-Asia series, so this is the time to really re-imagine our African and Asian Studies collaborations. 

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Professor Sinfree Makoni, and his research partner, a former graduate Dr. Rebecca Bayeck have received funding for their research on Songo Board Games

Professor Sinfree Makoni, and his research partner, a former graduate Dr. Rebecca Bayeck, were selected as 1 of the 5 recipients from around the world, to receive funding for their research on Songo Board Games. This research promises to shed light on cross-cultural communication and, interestingly, pan-african convergences, as it is a game found all over the continent.

Congratulations to Professor Kidane Mengisteab on the publication of his edited book, The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa.

Congratulations to Professor Kidane Mengisteab on the publication of his edited book, The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa. Click here for more info.