Mary Dillard

Note: on leave fall semester

BA, Stanford University. MA, PhD, University of California-Los Angeles. Special interests include history of West Africa, particularly Ghana and Nigeria; history of intelligence testing and external examinations in Africa; history of science in Africa; and gender and education. Recipient of a Spencer fellowship and Major Cultures fellowship at Columbia University’s Society of Fellows in the Humanities. SLC, 2001–

Courses taught in History

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Gender, Education, and Opportunity in Africa
  • Global Africa: Theories and Cultures of Diaspora
  • Ideas of Africa: Africa Writes Back
  • Sickness and Health in Africa
2012-2013
  • First-Year Studies: Global Africa: Theories and Cultures of Diaspora
  • Ideas of Africa: Africa Writes Back
  • Sickness and Health in Africa
2011-2012
  • Gender, Education, and Opportunity in Africa
  • Ideas of Africa: Africa Writes Back
  • Public Stories, Private Lives: Methods of Oral History
  • Sickness and Health in Africa

Courses taught in Women's History Program

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Gender, Education, and Opportunity in Africa

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