Experts Guide — Africa

African politics — Women and development in West Africa — Democratic transitions in Africa —
Peace Corps
Lori Hartmann-Mahmud

Hower Associate Professor of International Studies
B.A., Denison University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Denver

Former Peace Corps volunteer in Tahoua, Niger, West Africa. An Ambassadorial Graduate Rotary Scholar in Senegal, West Africa. Articles published in journals including Africa Today.



Cultural anthropology — Food production in Africa
Endre Nyerges

Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Earlham College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Editor of The Ecology of Practice: Studies of Food Crop Production in Sub-Saharan West Africa (Gordon and Breach, 1998), part of a series. Research on ethnography and ecology in Africa and the Middle East.