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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 →

Elizabeth Perrill

Elizabeth Perrill

Perrill received her Ph.D. in African Art History at Indiana University, Bloomington and joined the UNCG School of Art in 2008. Her primary research areas include South African contemporary art, Southern African ceramics and Zimbabwean stone sculpture. Perrill’s doctoral research focused on the economic and aesthetic transformation of contemporary Zulu ceramics between the 1960s and the 2000s. As a tribute… Read more →