Richard Asante holds a PhD degree in Political Science and a Research Fellow in the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana. He is currently a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Program of African Studies (PAS), Northwestern University where he is revising his dissertation, “social capital and democratic consolidation in Ghana” into a manuscript. His research interests span the political economy of African development, democratisation, and human security. His most recent publications include: 'Challenges in Democratic Local Governance in Ghana' in Mariano Pavanello (ed.) Poteri Locali Poteri Tradizionali: Decentramento, Sviluppo e Storia in Africa (Roma: Aracne, 2012) (Co-authored with Takyiwaa Manuh), and : “The Youth and the Future of Democracy in Ghana” Policy Research Series No. 3, 2012 (Accra: The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEC).Elemine ould Mohamed Baba, History, University of Nouakchatt & visiting Fulbright scholar, ISITA
Claudia Gazzini is an Italian historian specialized in the history and politics of Libya. She is a Visiting Fellow at that Program of African Studies at Northwestern University, where she is completing her research on the legal and social history of Tripoli. Previously she was a Max Weber fellow at the European University Institute in Florence and a doctoral student at Oxford University. Since the outbreak of the Libyan crisis in early 2011, she has appeared as a commentator on Libyan current affairs on a number of international news channels and newspapers.
Jacqueline Mougoué, History, Purdue:Book Chapters:
"Big Buttocks and Sultry Behavior: Perceptions of Post-Colonial African Women in British Women's Travel Narratives," in Toyin Falola and Nana Akua Amponsah (eds.), Women, Gender and Sexualities in Africa (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2012)
Review, Africa After Gender? Ed. Catherine M. Cole, Takyiwaa Manuh, and sTephen F. Miescher. H-Net Reviews (June 2010). (http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=29450)
Review, A Workman is Worthy of His Meat: Food and Colonialism in the Gabon Estuary, by Jeremy Rich. African Stuides Quarterly, Vol. 11, issue 1 (Fall 2009): 119-121. [http://www.africa.ufl.edu/asq/v11/v11i1reviews.pdf#13]For more information about becoming a visiting scholar at PAS: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org