Alicia C. Decker

Region of Interest


Primary Country of Residence

United States of America


Assistant Professor of History and Women's Studies


Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana


Mailing Address

Purdue University
University Hall
672 Oval Drive
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 USA

Phone/Fax Number(s)

phone: 765-496-3001
fax: 765-496-1755

Countries of Specialization


Research Interests

She received her Ph.D. in Women's Studies from Emory University in 2007.
She also holds an M.A. in Gender Studies from Makerere University (Uganda)
and a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Minnesota.

Her research and teaching interests include post-colonial African history;
gender and militarization; armed conflict and forced migration; oral
history; and global feminisms.

She is currently working on a book manuscript entitled, "Beyond the
Barrel: Gender, Power, and Militarism in Idi Amin's Uganda, 1971-1979."


None on file.


post-colonial history ; gender ; militarization ; armed conflict ; migration; oral history