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, 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, City Life in Africa & Diaspora, Special Topics

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

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