Ibrahim K. Sundiata

Region of Interest


Primary Country of Residence

United States of America


Professor of History; Chair, Department of History


Howard University, Washington, DC



Mailing Address

Department of History
Howard University
Douglass Hall
2441 Sixth St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20059 USA

Phone/Fax Number(s)

phone: (202) 806 5742
fax: (202) 806 4471

Countries of Specialization

Liberia ; Equatorial Guinea.

Research Interests

Have written specifically on Liberia and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

Currently writing on African American views of slavery and social
oppression in Africa: "Brothers and Strangers: Back-to-Africa, Imperialism
and the Specter of Slavery, 1914-1940."

Other research project concerns the creation of a Afro-Latin identity
in the Americas and its precursor, the Spanish slave trade.


From Slaving to Neoslavery: the Bight of Biafra and Fernando Po in the
Era of Abolition, 1827-1930_. (University of Wisconsin Press, 1996).

_Equatorial Guinea: Colonialism, State Terror and the Search for Stability
(Westview Press, 1990)

_Black Scandal_, _The United States and the Liberia Crisis, 1929-1936_,
The Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1980).


Liberia ; Equatorial Guinea ; African American ; slavery ; social oppression ; imperialism.