Professor and Chair
Office: Herter 631
Telephone: (413) 545-2378
Fax: (413) 545-6137
Degree: Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (1980).
Fields of interest: Africa, especially the former Portuguese colonies and South Africa
Her publications include articles on Guinea-Bissau, which have appeared in the Journal of African History, Current Bibliography of African Affairs, and the Revista Internacional de Estudos Africanos. Her book, Ominous Transition: Commerce andColonial Expansion in the Senegambia and Guinea, 1857-1919. She is currently working with John Higginson on the role of American engineers in South Africa.