Haverford College Faculty 


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Anyinefa, Koffi 
Ball, Richard J. 
Glickman, Harvey
Jefferson, Paul Channing 
Mohan, Rajeswari 
Mortimer, Robert A.
Outlaw, Lucius T., Jr. 
Purpura, Allyson
 

Anyinefa, Koffi

Assoc. Professor, French, Haverford College  

YR. OF APPOINTMENT: 1990  

EDUCATION: Ph.D.:Universität Bayreuth, 1989  

M.A.: Universität Bayreuth, 1982  

B.A.: Université du Bénin, Togo, 1980  

LANGUAGES: French, German, Ewe  

FIELD EXPERIENCE: France, Germany, West Africa  

CURRENT RESEARCH: FrancophoneAfrica and the Diaspora, Literary images of Africa, and Nationalism, Exile and Literature, Francophonie as Institution;French, and German Colonial Literatures.  

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS: “Intertextuality in Dongala’s Un fusil dans la main, un poeme dans la poche. Research in African Literatures 24.1 (1993): 5-17“Hello and Goodbye to Negritude: Senghor, Dadie, Dongala and America.” Forthcoming in Research in African Literatures 27.2 (1996). Le Pleurer-Rire d’Henri Lopes: Roman postcolonial et postmoderne.” Forthcoming in Research in African Literatures 28 (1997). “Y a bon banania: L’Afrique et le discours nationaliste dans ‘Tombouctou’ de Maupassant.” Forthcoming in The French Review (December, 1997).  


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Ball, Richard J. 

Asst. Professor, Economics, Haverford College  

YR. OF APPOINTMENT: 1993  

Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley, 1993  

M.S..: Michigan State University, 1988  

B.A.: Williams College, 1984  

LANGUAGES: French  

FIELD EXPERIENCE: Chad, Egypt and Sierra Leone.  

CURRENT RESEARCH: Political Economy of Africa  

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS: “Governance Structures and the Durability of Economic Reforms: Evidence from Inflation Stabilizations” (co-authored with Gordon C. Rausser), World Development, Volume 23, Number 6, June, 1995. “Political, Economic and Humanitarian Motivations for P.L. 480 Food Aid: Evidence of Africa” (co-authored with Christopher Johnson, Haverford College Class of 1994), Economic Development and Cultural Change, January, 1996. “Efficient but Poor Revisited” (with Laurie Pounder), Economic Development and Cultural Change, (in press.) 


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Glickman, Harvey 

Professor, Political Science, Haverford College  

YR. OF APPOINTMENT: 1960  

Ph.D.: Harvard University, 1958  

M.A.: Harvard University, 1955  

B.A.: Princeton University, 1952  

LANGUAGES: French, Swahili  

FIELD EXPERIENCE: Tanzania 1962-63; South Africa 1973  

CURRENT RESEARCH: African Government, Comparative Politics, Democratization and Conflict; Tanzania, Ghana, South Africa.  

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS: The Crisis and Challenge of African Development, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1988, Editor and Contributor. Toward Peace and Security in Southern Africa, New York: Gordon and Breach, 1990, Editor and Contributor Political Leaders of Africa South of the Sahara: A Biographical Dictionary, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992, Editor and Contributor. Named Outstanding Academic Book by CHOICE Books for College Libraries, 1993. Ethnic Conflict and Democratization in Africa, Atlanta, GA: African Studies Association Press, 1995. “Democratization Processes in Africa,” Global Restructuring and the Third World, Working Papers, Defense Academic Research Support Program Conference, Washington, DC, 1990. “Outlook for the Clinton Administration,” South African Institute For International Affairs, Update, February, 1993. 


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Jefferson, Paul Channing 

Assoc. Professor, History, Haverford College  

YR. OF APPOINTMENT: 1984  

Ph.D. Harvard University, 1976  

B.A.: Harvard College, 1967  

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS: “The Travels of William Wells Brown”, ed. Paul Jefferson (New York: Markus Wiener Publishing Co., Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh University Press (Early Black Writers Series, volume 4), 1991 “Play it Again, Sam: ‘W.E.B. Du Bois at Atlanta University, 1933-1944,” Phylon: The Clark Atlanta University Review of Race and Culture, 1 (Spring, 1993), pp. xx-xx. “Review Essay: The Question of Black Philosophy,” Journal of Social Philosophy, 20 (Winter 1989), pp. 99-109. “The New Negro,” in Masterplots II: African-American Literature, ed. By Salem Press, Inc. (New York: Harper Collins, 1994). “The Autobiographical Writings of William Wells Brown,” in Masterpieces of African-American Literature, ed. by Frank N. Magill, New York: Marshall Cavendish, 1993. 


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Mohan, Rajeswari 

Asst. Professor, English ,Haverford College  

YR. OF APPOINTMENT: 1984  

Ph.D.: Syracuse University, 1990  

M.A.: Syracuse University, 1982  

M.A.: Madurai University, India, 1977  

B.A.: Women’s Christian College, Madras, India, 1975  

LANGUAGES: French, German, Latin.  

CURRENT RESEARCH: Rethinking Marxism, Postmodern Culture, Gender.  

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS: (with Rosemary Hennessy) “The Construction of Woman in Three Popular Texts of Empire: Towards a Critique of Materialist Feminism,” Textual Practice, 3.3, Winter, 1989. Reprinted in Colonial Discourse and Post-colonial Theory: A Reader. Ed. Patrick Williams and Laura Chrisman (New York: Columbia 1994. Reprinted in Materialist Feminism: A Reader. Ed. Chrys Ingraham and Rosemary Hennessy (New York: Routledge) forthcoming. “Multiculturalism and the Protocols of the New World Order,” in Mediations, 16.2, May, 1992 Reprinted in Order and Partialities: Theory, Pedagogy, and the “Post Colonial” Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1995. “Multiculturalism in the 90s: Pitfalls and Possibilities,” in Going Public: New Directions for the Humanities after PC, eds. Christopher Newfield and Ronald Strickland. (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995). 


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Mortimer, Robert A. 

Professor, Political Science, Haverford College  

YR. OF APPOINTMENT: 1966  

Ph.D.: Columbia University, 1968  

M.A.: Columbia University, 1963  

B.A.: Wesleyan University, 1960  

LANGUAGES: French  

FIELD EXPERIENCE: Senegal, Algeria  

CURRENT RESEARCH: African Politics, West Africa.  

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS: Politics and Society in Contemporary Africa, co-authored with Naomi Chazan, John Ravenhill, and Donald Rothchild (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1988). Second edition, 1992. The Third World Coalition in International Politics, second updated Edition (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1984) “ECOMOG, Liberia, and Regional Security in West Africa” in Edmond Keller and Donald Rothchild, eds., Africa in the New International Order (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1996). “Islamists, Soldiers and Democrats: The Second Algerian War,” The Middle East Journal, 50, 1 (Winter 1996). “Les Etats-Unis face a` la situation algerienne,” MaghreC-Machrek,Monde Arabe, 149 (July-September, 1995). 


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Outlaw, Lucius T., Jr. 

T. Wistar Brown Professor of Philosophy, Haverford College  

YR. OF APPOINTMENT: 1980  

Ph.D.: Boston College, 1972  

B.A.: Fisk University, 1967  

CURRENT RESEARCH: African Philosophy; African-American Philosophy; Continental Philosophy; Phenomenology, Hermeneutics; History ofPhilosophy; Social and Political Philosophy: Marx, Critical Social Theory.  

MAJOR PUBLICATION: “African ‘Philosophy’: Deconstructive and Reconstructive Challenges,” in Contemporary Philosophy: Chronicles, Vol. 5: African Philosophy, Guttorm Floistad, Editor, Martinus Nijhoff: Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1987, pp. 9-44; and in H. Odera Oruka, ed., Sage Philosophy: Indigenous Thinkers and Modern Debate on African Philosophy, E. J. Brill: Leiden, New York, Kobenhavn, Koln, 1990, pp. 223-248. “Africa, African American, Africana Philosophy,” Philosophical Forum, Vol. XXIV, Nos. 1-3 (FallSpring 1992-1993), pp. 63-93. “Africa, Identity, and the American Experiment,” in African and African-American Sensibility, edited by Michael Coy, Jr. and Leonard Plotnicov (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh, Department of Anthropology, Ethnology Monograph No. 15, 1995, pp. 1-19). “On Race and Philosophy.” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal (New School for Social Research), Vol. 18, No. 2, 1995, pp. 175-199. 


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Purpura, Allyson 

Lecturer, Anthropology, Swarthmore College  

YR. OF APPOINTMENT: 1998  

Ph.D. Anthropology, City University of New York , 1997  

M.Phil. Anthropology, City University of New York, 1993  

B.A. Anthropology, Hampshire College, 1980.  

LANGUAGES: Kiswahili  

FIELD EXPERIENCE: Kenya, Tanzania  

CURRENT RESEARCH: Islam in Africa; Islamic Cultural Expression.  

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS: “Dangerous Incursions: Prayer, Power and the Truth about God,“ paper presented at workshop on Inside and Outside the Mosque: Anthropology of Muslim Prayer, Oxford University. “Ambivalent affinities: The Politics of Descent and Islamic Authority in Zanzibar,“ paper presented at American Anthropological Association Meeting, 1995. “Reciting Women: Gender, Agency and Islamic Discursive Practice,“ paper presented at the African Studies Association, 1993.  


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