Tag: History

Brian Digre

Brian Digre is a Professor of History at Elon University.  His classes focus on modern Africa, the modern Middle East, and the world in the 20th century. He also teaches a senior seminar for International and Global Studies.  Digre’s interest in Africa began in 1978 when, as a Peace Corps volunteer, he  taught English and history at a rural high… Read more →

Jarvis Hargrove

Dr. Jarvis L. Hargrove is an assistant professor of history at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in Durham, NC, where his research specializes in African History.  He began teaching at in NCCU in 2011.     Dr. Hargrove is the author of The Political Economy of the Interior Gold Coast: The Asante and the Era of Legitimate Trading, 1807–1875. Read more →

Carlton Wilson

Carlton E. Wilson, Ph.D., serves as interim provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs. Previously, Dr. Wilson served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.   Dr. Wilson has worked in a number of faculty and leadership roles over the course of his extensive and accomplished career in higher education. In addition to leading the College of Liberal… Read more →

Colleen Kriger

Colleen Kriger is a professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her research focuses around the history of West and Central Africa, precolonial Africa, social and cultural history, artisans, commodity currencies and trade, Atlantic world, as well as material culture.  A list of her current publications and past awards and honors can be found at https://his.uncg.edu/documents/faculty-cv/KrigerCV.pdf Read more →

Omar Ali

Omar H. Ali is Dean of Lloyd International Honors College and Professor of Global and Comparative African Diaspora History at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He explores the making of the African Diaspora in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean worlds from the early modern period to the present. Selected as The Carnegie Foundation North Carolina Professor of the Year,… Read more →

Lauren Jarvis

Lauren Jarvis’s research focuses on the history of religion in sub-Saharan Africa, with an emphasis on twentieth-century South Africa. She is currently completing a book on the Nazaretha Church, one of the oldest and largest of the many faith healing churches that took root in southern Africa in the twentieth century.   Jarvis sees religious history as a window into… Read more →

Lisa Lindsay

Lindsay received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, and is currently teaching at UNC Chapel Hill. Her research centers on the social history of West Africa, particularly Nigeria, and on links between Africa and other parts of the World. Although over time her primary focus has moved from gender to slavery, in all of her work she endeavors to… Read more →