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Student Feature: Dan Eizenga

Student Feature: Dan Eizenga

Published: Feb 12th, 2018

Dan Eizenga is a PhD Student in Political Science focused on the Sahel. During his first two years as a PhD Student, Dan benefitted from Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowships… Read More

Student Feature: Kehinde Ojo

Student Feature: Kehinde Ojo

Published: Feb 5th, 2018

Kehinde Ojo is a second-year master’s student in the Department of Food and Resource Economics, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Florida. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in… Read More

Student Feature: Laurin Baumgardt

Student Feature: Laurin Baumgardt

Published: Jan 22nd, 2018

Laurin Baumgardt is a first year PhD student in Anthropology. His prospective PhD research centers on questions of urban innovation, humanitarian design, and urban planning strategies. The research will be based… Read More

Student Feature: Emmanuel Akande

Student Feature: Emmanuel Akande

Published: Jan 15th, 2018

Emmanuel Akande is a 3rd year Ph.D. student in the Department of Food and Resource Economics (FRE). He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Economics from University of Lagos, Nigeria, in 2008… Read More

Student Feature: Sarah Meyers

Student Feature: Sarah Meyers

Published: Dec 4th, 2017

Sarah Meyers is a Center for African Studies graduate student in Anthropology. She is a first year student and holds a FLAS Fellowship with the Center. Her research examines the use… Read More

Student Feature: Fezile Mtsetfwa

Student Feature: Fezile Mtsetfwa

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

Fezile Mtsetfwa is a PhD student at the School of Natural Resources and Environment enrolled in the Interdisciplinary Ecology Program. She also works for the Center for African Studies as the… Read More

Outreach Feature: Felicity and Ebenezer Tackey-Otoo

Outreach Feature: Felicity and Ebenezer Tackey-Otoo

Published: Nov 13th, 2017

Eastside High School Felicity Tackey-Otoo was at the Eastside High School on Thursday November 2, 2017 to give a presentation on traditional and modern dressing in Ghana during their History… Read More

Student Feature: Ibrahim Yahaya Ibrahim

Student Feature: Ibrahim Yahaya Ibrahim

Published: Nov 6th, 2017

Ibrahim Yahaya Ibrahim is a PhD candidate in political science and a research associate with the Sahel Research Group. His dissertation, “Political Contestation and Islamic Discourses in the Sahel: Global… Read More

Outreach Feature: Megan Cogburn and Jordan MacKenzie

Outreach Feature: Megan Cogburn and Jordan MacKenzie

Published: Oct 30th, 2017

Megan Cogburn (PhD student, Anthropology) and Jordan MacKenzie (CAS Adjunct Lecturer, Swahili) recently led a Tanzania/Swahili club at Littlewood Elementary School in Gainesville as a part of their multi-age classroom program. Megan and Jordan showed… Read More

Student Feature: Sheila Maingi

Student Feature: Sheila Maingi

Published: Oct 23rd, 2017

Sheila Maingi, a 2nd year student in the Masters of Development Practice (MDP) program, conducted research in Gauteng Province, South Africa this past summer. She partnered with Gender Links for Equality and… Read More