Faculty


Jeffrey Paller

Program Director
(415) 433-4590

Jeffrey Paller specializes in African politics and sustainable urban development. His research examines the practice of democracy and accountability...

Education:

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison | BA, Northwestern University

Courses:

Directed Reading, Ideas and Institutions, Change and Conflict, Cities, Slums and Democracy, Global Economic Justice, Politics and Development in Africa, Politics of International Aid and Development, Special Topics in Politics, Senior Pol - Honors Seminar

Karen Bouwer

Professor
(415) 422-6390

Professor Karen Bouwer enjoys teaching all levels of French and Francophone language, culture and literature as well as classes on African literature...

Courses:

Second Semester French, FYS: First-Year Seminar, Third Semester French, Africa Films Africa, Diplomatie Sans Frontieres, a.k.a. Africa: Mapping Identities in African Literature and Film, Finesses de la langue II, Rencontres: L’Afrique francophone, Rencontres: Le monde francophone, Dir Reading & Research, Sp Topics:Francophone Lit/Cult

Lilian Dube

Associate Professor
(415) 422-5031

Lilian Dube is an associate professor and former chair of the Theology and Religious Studies Department at the University of San Francisco where she...

Education:

DTh (Missiology), University of Stellenbosch | STM, Columbia University | Grad CE, University of Zimbabwe | MA, University of Zimbabwe | BA Honors, University of Zimbabwe | BA General, University of Zimbabwe

Courses:

Methods and Theories in THRS, African Theol/Cosmologies, Feminist Theology from the Third World(s), Theology in HIV/AIDS Contexts

Heather Hoag

Professor
(415) 422-5412

Heather Hoag, PhD, specializes in African environmental history with an emphasis in river history, hydropower development, and development planning....

Education:

PhD, History, Boston University, 2003

Expertise:

African environmental history with an emphasis in river history, hydropower development, technology, and development planning

Courses:

First-Year Seminar-Top in Hist, Global Environmental History, History of South Africa, Directed Study, Global History of Food

James Taylor

Professor
(415) 422-5063

Professor James Lance Taylor is from Glen Cove, Long Island. He is author of the book Black Nationalism in the United States: From Malcolm X to...

Education:

PhD, University of Southern California (USC) | MA, University of Southern California (USC) | BA, Pepperdine University

Courses:

Special Topics in Politics, Religion & Politics, African-American Politics, Politics of the '60s in America, Race, Equality & the Law, Public Policy: Punishment, Directed Study, Special Topics