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Recent Member Publications


Stephens, Rhiannon. Poverty and Wealth in East Africa: A Conceptual History. Duke University Press, 2022.


Williams, Beth Ann. 2022.  “Bananas are for Women, Coffee is for Men”: Gendered Narratives of Agricultural Histories on Mount Meru, Tanzania." African Studies Review, 65(1), 143-165.

Sheldon, Kathleen. “Women in Africa and Pan-Africanism.” In The Routledge Handbook of Pan-Africanism, ed. Reiland Rabaka, 330-342. Routledge, 2020.


Sheldon, Kathleen. “‘Down with Bridewealth!’ The Organization of Mozambican Women Debates Women’s Issues.” In Women's Political Communication in Africa: Issues and Perspectives, ed. Sharon Adetutu Omotoso, 9-26. Springer, 2020.


Nwando Achebe and Claire Robertson, eds. Holding the World Together: African Women in Changing Perspective (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2019).


Sheldon, Kathleen. “Finding My Way in African Women’s History.” In Reshaping Women’s History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians, ed. Julie A. Gallagher and Barbara Winslow, 14-27. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2018.

Jolaosho, Omotayo, 2018. “Awkward Activisms: Gender and Embodied Mobilization in a Post-Apartheid South African Social Movement.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 43(2): 425-448.

Jolaosho, Omotayo, 2018. “How Movements Like #MeToo Can Address Marginalization, Isolation, and Alienation Among Activists: Bringing Our Bodies Back In." Online Essay in Research Matters, Social Science Research Council.

Darko Opoku and Eve Sandberg, eds. Challenges to African Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2018.


Kelly, Jill. To Swim with Crocodiles: Land, Violence, and Belonging in South Africa, 1800-1996. Michigan State University Press and University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2018.​

Grillo, Laura S. An Intimate Rebuke: Female Genital Power in Ritual and Politics in West Africa. Duke University Press, 2018.​

Achebe, Nwando. “‘Homos Are Not Safe in Nigeria’: Yarl’s Wood, Justice and Immigration for LGBTI Nigerians.” In Changing Horizons of African History, ed. Awet T. Weldemichael, Anthony A. Lee and Edward A. Alpers, 267-96. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2017.


O'Rourke, Harmony. Hadija's Story: Diaspora, Gender, and Belonging in the Cameroon Grassfields.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.


Sheldon, Kathleen. African Women: Early History to the 21st Century. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Sheldon, Kathleen. “From Frenzied Mobs to Savvy Businesswomen: Researching the History of Market Women in Africa.” In Changing Horizons of African History, ed. Awet T. Weldemichael, Anthony A. Lee and Edward A. Alpers, 241-65. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2017.



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