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United States of America
Jack & Margaret Sweet Endowed Professor of History; Editor-in-chief, Journal of West African History
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Department of History
phone: (517) 884-4875
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Nwando Achebe is an award winning scholar and the Jack and Margaret Sweet Endowed Professor of History at Michigan State University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2000. She served as a Ford Foundation and Fulbright-Hays Scholar-in-Residence at The Hansberry African Studies Institute and History Department of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1996 and 1998.
Her research interests involve the use of oral history in the study of women, gender and power in West Africa.
She teaches survey and specialized courses in African History, West African History and African Women's/Gender History.
Female Monarchs and Merchant Queens in Africa ISBN 978-0821424070
History of West Africa E-Course Book. ISBN 978-9983960204
A Companion to African History. ISBN 047065631X
Holding the World Together: African Women in Changing Perspective ISBN 9780299321109
The Female King of Colonial Nigeria: Ahebi Ugbabe. ISBN 0253222486
Farmers, Traders, Warriors and Kings: Female Power and Authority in Northern Igboland, 1900-1960 Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2005. ISBN 0325070784
oral history ; women studies ; gender ; power ; West Africa.