Degree: Ph.D., Anthroplogy, Harvard University.
Research Interests: West Africa, emphasis on Cameroon; youth, gender, political.
Courses include: African Cultures and Societies; Africa: Power and Representation; Economic Anthropology and Social Theory; Evolution and Culture.
Publications: Men Own the Fields, Women Own the Crops: Gender and Power in the Cameroon Highlands (book; U of Wisconsin Press 1996; 1999); Nso and its Neighbors, edited book: co-editor with Elizabeth Chilver, Oxford; Numerous journal articles and book chapters on political economy, national-local politics and gender in Cameroon.
Languages: Pidgin English; Lamnso; French
Geographic focus: Cameroon; West Africa; African Continent; Black Atlantic