Department of History
University of Massachusetts
Degree: Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (1980).
Research Interests: Political and economic history of Africa.
Courses include: Africa since 1500; Women in Colonial Africa; National Liberation Movements.
Publications: Ominous Transition: Commerce and Colonial Expansion in the Senegambia and Guinea, 1857-1919. See web site for additional information.
Languages: Portuguese, French.
Geographic focus: Portuguese Africa, especially Guinea-Bissau, and the Senegambia region.