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Professor of HistoryAmherst College
Courses in Fall 2007
Courses in Fall 2008
Courses in Fall 2011
Courses in Fall 2012
Sorcery and Sovereignty: Taxation, Power and Rebellion in Rural South Africa. Ohio University Press, 2006.
"Faction Fights, Student Protest and Rebellion: The Politics of Beer-Drinks and Bad Food in the Transkei, South Africa, 1955-1963, African Studies Review, 2010.
“Maybe Freedom Will Come from You”: Christian Prophecies and Rumors in the Development of Rural Resistance in South Africa, 1948-1961,” in Journal of Religion in Africa, 2010.
"Wasted Riches: Robert Mugabe and the Desolation of Zimbabwe," in Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, 2009 (co-authored with Sue Onslow).
“Deaths in the Family: Familial Violence and Witchcraft Accusations in Rural Transkei, South Africa, 1904-65,” in Journal of Southern African Studies, 2004.
“Women and Gender Roles in Africa since 1918,” in Blackwell’s Companion to the History of Gender, edited by Teresa Meade and Merry Wiesner-Hanks, Basil Blackwell, 2004.
“Witchcraft, Women, and Taxation in the Transkei, South Africa, 1930-63,” in Stepping Forward: Black Women in Africa and the Americas, edited by Catherine Higgs, Earline Rae Ferguson, and Barbara Moss, Ohio University Press, 2002.
“A Blood-Stained Tax: Poll Tax and the Bambatha Rebellion in South Africa,” African Studies Review, 2000.