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Joye Bowman

Associate Dean of Research

Joye Bowman, Associate Dean, UMass Amherst College of Humanities and Fine Arts

(413) 545-0098

E405 South College

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (1980).

Professor Bowman's 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. She is the author of Ominous Transition: Commerce and Colonial Expansion in the Senegambia and Guinea, 1857-1919 (Avebury, 1997). She is currently working with Professor John Higginson on the role of American engineers in South Africa.

Professor Bowman is also the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.

Research Areas

Africa, especially the former Portuguese colonies and South Africa