Title — Associate Professor of History and International Affairs
Director, Africana Studies Program
Address — 801 22nd St. NW #307, Washington, D.C. 20052
Office — 307 Phillips Hall, 801 22nd Stt, Washington, D.C. 20052
Phone — (202) 994-3318
E-mail — email@example.com
Areas of Expertise —
Nemata Blyden specializes in African and African Diaspora history and has researched women's issues in nineteenth century Liberia. She has also done work for Encyclopedia Britannica and contributed to an on-line historical project called In motion: the African-American migration experience, sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of the New York Public Library. Professor Blyden has lived in Africa, Europe and the Soviet Union, and she remains engaged with issues pertaining to African development. (Complete C.V.)
Ph.D., Yale University, 1998.
“A Perspective of the African Diaspora in the United States.” In The African Diaspora in the United States and Canada at the Dawn of the 21st Century, ed. John W. Frazier et. al., 93-105. Binghamton, NY: Global Academic Publishing, 2009. Co-authored with F. Akiwumi.
"Blyden, Edward Wilmot (1832-1912),” and “Liberia.” In Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora, ed. Carole E. Boyce Davies, Vol. 1, 212-213 and Vol. 2, 627-629. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2009.
“We have the cause of Africa at Heart”: West Indians and African-Americans in 19th century Freetown.” In New Perspectives on the Sierra Leone Krio, ed. Mac Dixon-Fyle and Gibril Cole, 91-105. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2006.
"The Search for Anna Erskine: African American Women in Nineteenth Century Liberia." In Stepping Forward: Black Women in Africa and the Americas, ed. Catherine Higgs, Barbara A. Moss, and Earline Rae Ferguson, 31-43. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2002.
West Indians in West Africa, 1808-1880: A Diaspora in Reverse. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2000.
"Edward Jones: An African American in Sierra Leone." In Moving On: Black Loyalists in the Afro-Atlantic World, ed. John Pulis, 159-182. New York: Garland Publishing, 1999.
Hist 103: African History to 1880
Hist 104: Topics in African History since 1880
Hist 105: Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World
Hist 106: Women in Africa