University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison,
PhD, 1994, Political Science with graduate certificate in African Studies
MA, 1990, Political Science
Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced
International Studies, Bologna, Italy and WDC
MA, 1986, International Relations
Brown University, Providence, RI
BA, 1982, History and German
Wilhelm Pieck Universitaet, Rostock, German
Semester abroad, spring 1981
ADMINISTRATIVE AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
University of Delaware, Department of Political
Science and International Relations
Professor and Chair, 2007-present
Associate Chair, 2002-03
Associate Professor, 2000-07
Assistant Professor, 1994-00
University of Delaware, College of Arts and
Associate Dean for Social Sciences and History, 2003-07
Director, African Studies Program, 2002-03
University of Delaware, Institute for Global
Co-Director, Winter Session Program, Merida, Mexico, 1996
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department
of Political Science
Teaching Assistant, 1989-90
Wilhelm Pieck Universitaet, Germanistik Faculty
English Instructor, summers 1981 and 1982
RESEARCH AND OTHER EXPERIENCE
Department of Political and Administrative
Studies, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
Visiting Researcher, August 2011
APSA Africa Workshop, UDSM Gender Centre,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Co-Director, July-August 2010
Department of Sociology, University of Botswana,
Visiting Researcher, January-July 2009
Institute for Public Policy Research, Windhoek,
Visiting Researcher, January-August 2002
United States Agency for International Development,
Consultant, February-March 2002
Independent Research, Windhoek, Namibia
USAID and Associates in Rural Development,
Democracy and Governance Consultant, July 1994
Namibia Institute for Social and Economic
Research, Windhoek, Namibia
Visiting Research Fellow, October 1991-August 1993
University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch,
Afrikaans Language Instruction, August–October 1991
Ford Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya
Intern, June-August 1989
World Development, Washington DC
Deputy Editor, 1986-88
Overseas Development Council, Washington DC
Research Assistant, 1985-86
United States Peace Corps, Oloitokitok, Kenya
Peace Corps Volunteer: Rural Women’s Extension Agent, 1982-83
in Executive Power: A Global Overview. With
Manon Tremblay, eds. London:
Routledge, 2011, 226 pp.
in Southern Africa: Transition and Transformation. Revised second
Scott D. Taylor. Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2011, 422 pp. First edition:
in Southern Africa: State and Society in Transition. With Scott
D. Taylor. Boulder:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005, 404 pp.
in African Parliaments. With Hannah E. Britton, eds. Boulder: Lynne
Publishers, 2006, 237 pp.
and Democracy in Namibia, 1971-1996.
Athens: Ohio University Press, Oxford: James
Currey, and Cape Town: David Philip, 1998, 229 pp.
Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters
'"Let There be a Balance": Women in African
Parliaments.' Political Studies Review.
2012. 10(3): 370-384.
‘Uganda: Reserved Seats for Women MPs: Affirmative
Action for the National Women’s
Movement or the National Resistance Movement?’ In Manon Tremblay, ed. Women and
Legislative Representation: Electoral Systems, Political Parties, and Sex Quotas, revised second
edition. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012: 27-39. First edition, 2008.
'Update on the Women's Movement in Botswana:
Have Women Stopped Talking?'
Studies Review. 2011. 54(2): 23-46.
'Women in Executives: Sub-Saharan Africa.'
In Bauer and Tremblay, eds.
Executive Power: a Global Overview, 2011: 85-104.
'Introduction' and 'Conclusion.' With Manon
Tremblay. In Bauer and Tremblay, eds.
Women in Executive Power: a Global Overview, 2011: 1-9; 171-190.
'"Cows Will Lead the Herd into a Precipice":
Where are the Women MPs in Botswana?'
Botswana Notes and Records. 2010. 42: 56-70.
‘Taking the Fast Track to Parliament: Comparing
Electoral Gender Quotas in Eastern and
Southern Africa.’ In Muna Ndulo and Margaret Grieco, eds. Power, Gender and Social
Change in Africa. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009: 8-25.
'"50/50 by 2020": Electoral Gender Quotas
for Parliament in East and Southern Africa.'
International Feminist Journal of Politics. 2008. 10(3): 348-368.
'Namibia: A Success Story?' With Christiaan
Keulder. In Necla Tschirgi, Francesco
Mancini and Michael Lund, eds. Security and Development: Searching for Critical
Connections. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2009: 211-254.
‘"Nothing to Lose but Their Subordination
to the State"? Trade Unions in Namibia Fifteen
Years after Independence.’ In Jon Kraus, ed. Trade Unions and the Coming of Democracy
in Africa. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007: 229-254.
‘Namibia: Losing Ground Without Mandatory
Quotas.’ In Bauer and Britton, eds. Women in
African Parliaments, 2006: 85-110.
‘Women in African Parliaments: A Continental
Shift?’ With Hannah E. Britton. In Bauer and
Britton, eds. Women in African Parliaments, 2006: 1-30.
‘"The Hand that Stirs the Pot Can Also Run
the Country": Electing Women to Parliament in
Namibia.’ Journal of Modern African Studies. 2004. 42(4): 479-509.
‘Namibia in the First Decade of Independence:
How Democratic?’ Journal of Southern African
Studies. 2001. 27(1): 33-55.
‘Challenges to Democratic Consolidation in
Namibia.’ In Richard Joseph, ed. State, Conflict and
Democracy in Africa. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999: 429-448.
‘Labour Relations in Occupied Namibia.’ In
Gilton Klerck, etal., eds.
Continuity and Change:
Labour Relations in Independent Namibia. Windhoek: Gamsberg Macmillan, 1997: 55-78.
Reference Works and Other Publications
'Namibia: Anticipating the First Presidential
Succession.' Africa Contemporary Record, Vol.
29, 2003-04. New York: Holmes and Meier, forthcoming.
‘Mujeres y activismo político en el
África del siglo XXI.’ [Women’s Political Activism in
Africa in the 21st Century] Vanguardia Dossier, 26: 102-105, Enero/Marzo 2008, Barcelona.
‘Namibia: Ushering in the Second Decade of
Independence.’ In Africa Contemporary Record,
Vol. 28, 2001-02. New York: Holmes and Meier, 2006: B807-824.
‘Namibia: Assessing the First Decade of Independence.’
In Colin Legum, ed. Africa
Contemporary Record, Vol. 27, 1998-00. New York: Holmes and Meier, 2004: B784-798.
‘Women in Namibia.’ In Aili Mari Tripp, ed.
Africa: The Greenwood Encyclopedia
of Women's Issues Worldwide. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2003: 271-293.
‘Namibia: Confronting the Challenges to Democratic
Consolidation.’ In Colin Legum, ed.
Africa Contemporary Record, Vol. 26, 1996-98. New York: Holmes and Meier, 2002: B682-696.
‘Namibia: The Trend Toward Single Party Dominance.’
In Colin Legum, ed. Africa
Contemporary Record, Vol. 25, 1994-96. New York: Holmes and Meier, 2001: B635-648.
‘Trade Unions and Politics: What Next in Namibia?’ Southern Africa Report. 1996. 11(3): 13-16.
‘Tripartism and Workers in Namibia.’ South African Labour Bulletin. 1993. 17(4): 64-68.
‘Defining a Role: Trade Unions in Namibia.’ Southern Africa Report. 1993. 8(5): 8-11.
‘Best Compromise Achievable: The New Labour Act.’ Namibia Review. 1992. 1(6): 18-24.
A History of Namibia: From the Beginning
Until 1990. The International Journal of African
Historical Studies. Forthcoming.
Women in Power in Post-communist Parliaments. International Sociology. 2010. 25(5): 715-718.
Democracy and the Rise of Women’s Movements
in Sub-Saharan Africa and African Women’s
Movements Changing Political Landscapes.African Studies Review. 2009. 52(3): 199-201.
Women’s Organizations and Democracy in
South Africa: Contesting Authority.
Review. 2007. 50(2): 261-262.
Women in the South African Parliament:
From Resistance to Governance.
2007. 54(1): 117-119.
Creating Germans Abroad: Cultural Policies
and National Identity in Namibia. The International
Journal of African Historical Studies. 2003. 36(1): 245-246.
Media and Resistance Politics. The Alternative
Press in Namibia, 1960-1990.The Journal
of African History. 2003. 44(1): 192-193.
New Notes on Kaoko: The Northern Kunene
Region (Namibia) in Texts and Photographs. The
International Journal of African Historical Studies. 2001. 34(3): 735-736.
Affirmative Action in Namibia. Redressing
the Imbalances of the Past?African Studies Review.
2000. 43(2): 166-167.
Great Ideas for Teaching About Africa.
Studies Quarterly. 2000. 4(2).
Namibia’s Post-Apartheid Regional Institutions:
The Founding Year.
American Political Science
Review. 2000. 94(1): 212-213.
Democratization in Late Twentieth Century
Africa. The International Journal of African
Historical Studies. 1999. 32(1): 210-211.
Political Parties and Interest Groups in
South West Africa. The International Journal of African
Historical Studies. 1999. 32(1): 234-235.
Namibia Under South African Rule: Mobility
and Containment 1915-46.
Quarterly. 1999. 3(2). web.africa.ufl.edu/asq/
Making Race and Nation: A Comparison of
the United States, South Africa and Brazil. Political
Science Quarterly. 1999. 114(2): 323-324.
Katutura: A Place Where We Stay. Life in
a Post-Apartheid Township in Namibia and The
Radical Motherhood: Namibian Women’s Independence Struggle.African Studies Review. 1998.
Last Steps to Uhuru and The Namibian Peace Process. African Studies Review. 1996. 39(3): 216-218.
CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION
'Women Chiefs in Botswana as a Symbolic Representation
Effect of More Women in Politics.' 55th
Annual African Studies Association meeting. Philadelphia, November 2012.
'"Prominence in All Affairs of Our Country":
Women Executives in Sub-Saharan Africa.' 107th
Annual American Political Science Association meeting. Seattle, September 2011. Also panel chair.
'W(h)ither the Women's Movement in Botswana?'
53rd Annual African Studies Association
meeting. San Francisco, November 2010.
'‘Cows Will Lead the Herd into a Precipice’:
Where are the Women MPs in Botswana?'
52nd Annual African Studies Association meeting. New Orleans, November 2009.
Discussant. ‘The Impact of Gender Quotas:
Descriptive, Substantive, and Symbolic Representation.’
105th Annual American Political Science Association meeting. Toronto, September 2009.
'Beyond Substantive Representation? The Impact
of Women MPs on Governance in Sub-Saharan
Africa.' With David Wilson. 104th Annual American Political Science Association Meeting.
Boston, August 2008.
'Who Benefits from Reserved Seats for Women
in Uganda’s Parliament? The National Women’s
Movement or the National Resistance Movement?' Women's Worlds: 10th International
Interdisciplinary Congress on Women. Madrid, Spain, July 2008.
‘Party Quotas versus Reserved Seats: Comparing
Electoral Gender Quotas for Parliament in
East and Southern Africa.’ 103rd Annual American Political Science Association Meeting.
Chicago, September 2007.
'50/50 by 2020: Electoral Gender Quotas for
Parliament in East and Southern Africa.'
49th Annual African Studies Association Meeting. San Francisco, November 2006.
‘Electoral Systems and Gender Quotas in Southern
Africa: What Have They Achieved?
What Can They Achieve?’ 101st Annual American Political Science Association Meeting.
Washington, DC, September 2005.
‘Women in African Parliaments – An Overview.’
Women’s Worlds: 9th International
Interdisciplinary Congress on Women. Seoul, South Korea, June 2005.
Discussant. ‘Engendering Democracy: Gender
and the First Ten Years of Democracy in South
Africa.’ 47th Annual African Studies Association Meeting. New Orleans, November 2004.
‘Women in Parliament in Namibia: Impact and
Experiences.’ 46th Annual African Studies
Association Meeting. Boston, November 2003. Also panel chair.
‘Getting the Balance Right: The Campaign for
50/50 in Namibia.’ 45th Annual African Studies
Association Meeting. Washington, DC, December 2002.
‘"The Hand that Stirs the Pot Can Also Run
the Country": Electing More Women to Parliament
In Namibia.’ Women’s Worlds: 8th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women.
Kampala, Uganda, July 2002.
‘Affirmative Action to Gender Politics in
Southern Africa: Namibia and Botswana in
Comparative Perspective – A Research Agenda.’ 44th Annual African Studies Association
Meeting. Houston, November 2001. Also panel chair.
‘Civil and Political Society Mobilized: The
Struggle for Democracy in Namibia.’ 95th Annual
American Political Science Association Meeting. Atlanta, September 1999. Also panel chair.
Discussant. ‘Consolidating Democracy: Namibia
in Comparative Perspective.’ 41st Annual
African Studies Association Meeting. Chicago, October 1998.
‘Engendering Democracy? The Role of Women
in Namibia’s Nascent Democracy.’
40th Annual African Studies Association Meeting. Columbus, November 1997.
‘Challenges to Democratic Consolidation in
Namibia.’ 93rd Annual American Political Science
Association Meeting. Washington, DC, August 1997.
‘Re-examining Multipartyism in Africa: With
a Focus on Namibia.’ 39th Annual African Studies
Association Meeting. San Francisco, November 1996. Also panel chair.
‘Unrealized Potential: Trade Unions and Democratization
in Namibia.’ 38th Annual African Studies
Association Meeting. Orlando, November 1995.
‘Prospects for the Consolidation of Democracy
in Namibia.’ 37th Annual African Studies Association
Meeting. Toronto, Canada, November 1994.
‘The Trade Union Movement in Namibia Three
Years After Independence.’ 36th Annual African
Studies Association Meeting. Boston, December 1993. Also panel chair.
SELECTED INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND PARTICIPATION
'Democracy and Women's Representation in Africa:
Some Insights from Botswana and Rwanda.'
With Jennie E. Burnet. Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen, and the Chr
Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway. 14-15 June 2012.
'Women in African Parliaments: "Let There
be a Balance".' Department of Comparative Politics,
Univeristy of Bergen, and the Chr Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway. 14-15 June 2012.
‘“Prominence in All Affairs of Our Country”:
Women’s Increasing Executive and Legislative
Representation in Sub-Saharan Africa.’ University of Florida. Center for African Studies.
18 March 2011.
‘Defying the Regional Trend: Where are the
Women MPs in Botswana?’ Department of Political
and Administrative Studies. University of Botswana. 14 April 2009.
‘The Underrepresentation of Women in Botswana:
African Context.’ Botswana Caucus for Women
in Politics Workshop. Friedrich Ebert Foundation. Gaborone, Botswana. 30 March 2009.
'Gendering Parliaments in Africa: What about
Botswana?' Department of Sociology.
University of Botswana. 4 March 2009.
‘Gendering Parliaments: The Use of Electoral
Gender Quotas in East and Southern Africa.’
Faculty of Social Sciences. University of Botswana. 24 February 2009.
''"Women Make Better Politicians": Assessing
the Impact of More Women in African
Parliaments.' African Studies Program. Georgetown University. 11 October 2007.
Participant. ‘Women, Politics and Next Generation
Leadership.’ Salzburg Seminar.
Salzburg, Austria, 11-17 September 2006.
‘Taking the Fast Track to Parliament: Women
in East and Southern Africa.’ Conference on
‘Power, Gender and Social Change in Africa and the African Diaspora.’ Cornell University.
Institute for African Development. 21-22 April 2006.
‘Namibia: A Security and Development Success
Story?’ Conference on ‘Taking Security and
Development Seriously: An Agenda for Policy Reform.’ International Peace Academy.
New York City. 23-24 February 2006.
Invited Participant. ‘Preventing the Outbreak
and Recurrence of Conflict: Comparative
Experiences in Linking Security and Development.’ International Peace Academy. New
York City. 13-14 December 2004.
‘Nationalism Confronts Trade Unionism and
Viva NAFAU: Development of Trade Unions
in Namibia, 1978-1989.’ Labour Resource and Research Institute. Windhoek, Namibia.
9 April 2002.
‘"All Mouth and Trousers"? The Quest for Gender
Equity in Namibia.’ Conference on
‘Intellectual Pluralism and African Politics: A Gathering in Honor of Crawford Young.’
University of Wisconsin-Madison. 15 April 2000.
‘Namibian Politics Since Independence: An
Initial Assessment.’ African Studies Program.
Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. 26 March 1999.
‘Namibia - A New Africa or Old?’ African Studies
Program Seminar. Princeton University.
3 December 1998.
‘Post-Independence Politics in Namibia: A
New Departure or Re-enactment of Previous
Errors?’ HIID/CFIA Seminar on Africa. Harvard University. 8 October 1998.
‘Challenges to Democratic Consolidation in
Namibia.’ Conference on African Renewal.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 6-9 March 1997.
‘"When You Have Nothing to Eat, You Cannot
Go Into a Party": Multipartyism in Africa
in the 1990s.’ African Studies Center. University of Pennsylvania. 10 November 1995.
‘The Labor Movement and the Prospects for
Democracy in Namibia.’ Social Sciences Division.
University of Namibia. 5 July 1995.
‘Prospects for the Consolidation of Democracy
in Namibia.’ History Department Staff Colloquium.
University of Namibia. 3 July 1995.
Invited Participant. ‘New Perspectives on
US Policy Toward Africa.’ Council on Foreign Relations.
Washington, DC. 24-25 March 1995.
‘The Labor Movement in Namibia, 1972-1992.’
African Studies Program Seminar.
University of Wisconsin-Madison. 3 November 1993.
‘Tripartism in Labour Relations in Namibia.’
First Regional Workshop on Labour Law and
Industrial Relations in Southern Africa. Durban, South Africa. 13-15 July 1993.
INVITED NON-ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS
'Roundtable on Academic Program Reviews,'
105th Annual American Political Science Association
Meeting, Toronto, September 2009.
'Roundtable on the Academic Job Search,' Lilly
East Conference on College and University Teaching,
University of Delaware, April 2007.
'Roundtable on Getting Tenure,' International
Studies Association Northeast Meeting, Philadelphia,
'Women's Issues in Botswana.' Executive Seminar
on Botswana. Bureau of Intelligence and Research,
US State Department, Washington, DC. 26 May 2011.
'Women and Gender Issues in Africa.' Policy
Brainstorm. Africa Bureau. US State Department. Washington, DC.
12 January 2011.
‘SWAPO of Namibia.’ Conference on Southern
African Liberation Groups. Bureau of Intelligence and Research,
US State Department, Washington, DC. 9 December 2010.
‘Namibian Independence and Democracy: Historical
Overview.’ Executive Seminar on Namibia. Bureau of
Intelligence and Research, US State Department, Washington, DC. 12 October 2007.
SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS
University of Delaware Institute for Global
Studies International Research Award, Botswana, 2011
American Political Science Association Africa Workshop, Tanzania, 2010
Salzburg Seminar Presidential Fellowship, Austria, September 2006
University of Delaware Center for International Studies International Travel Award, 2002, 2008
University of Delaware Institute for Transforming Undergraduate Ed Advanced Fellow, 2001
Fulbright Scholar Lecturing/Research Award, Malawi, 1997-98 (declined)
University of Delaware General University Research Grant, Namibia, 1995
Social Science Research Council International Doctoral Research Fellowship, Namibia, 1991-93
International Institute for Education Fulbright Research Grant, Namibia, 1991-92
University of Wisconsin MacArthur Fellowship, 1990-91, 1993-94
Ford Foundation Summer Internship, Nairobi, Kenya, 1989
United States Department of State Summer Internship, Tanzania, 1989 (declined)
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Swahili and African Studies, 1988-89
International Rotary Club Scholarship, Federal Republic of Germany, 1977-78
SELECTED UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE PRESENTATIONS
'"Madame Minister": Women's New Political
Participation in Sub-Saharan Africa.' Research
in Area Studies Lecture Series: 'Future Imagined.' 2 May 2012.
‘“Getting the Balance Right”: Women’s Increasing
Legislative Representation in Sub-Saharan
Africa.’ Academy of Lifelong Learning. Wilmington. 7 April 2011.
'US National Security Interests in Africa?'
Institute on US National Security. 28 January 2011
and 28 January 2010.
‘The 50/50 Campaign in Sub-Saharan Africa:
Increasing Women’s Representation in Politics
and Decision Making.’ Research on Area Studies Lecture Series: ‘Equality.’ 10 September 2009.
'A Diffusion Effect? The Use of Electoral
Gender Quotas in East and Southern Africa.'
Research in Area Studies Lecture Series: 'Border Crossings.' 18 September 2008.
‘Women Members of Parliament in Africa: Getting
the Balance Right.’ Research on Women
Lecture Series. Women’s Studies Program. 12 November 2003.
‘Africa’s Future.’ Academy of Lifelong Learning. Wilmington. 8 May 2001.
‘The Impact of US Foreign Policy on Women.’
Fulbright American Studies Institute:
Foundations of US Foreign Policy. 27 June 2000.
‘AIDS in Africa.’ Center for Black Culture. 12 May 2000.
‘Africa and the Clash of Civilizations.’ Academy
of Lifelong Learning. Wilmington.
7 April 2000.
‘Namibia – Birth of a Nation.’ Academy of Lifelong Learning. Wilmington. 6 March 2000.
‘Gendering Politics in Southern Africa.’ Delaware
Seminars in Women’s Studies.
10 November 1999.
‘Women in Development and US Foreign Policy.’
USIA Institute on US Foreign Policy.
28 June 1999.
‘EnGendering Democracy in Namibia.’ Research
on Race, Ethnicity and Culture Lecture
Series. Women’s Studies Program. 7 April 1999.
‘Women in Democratization: The Namibian Case.’
Research on Women Lecture Series.
Women’s Studies Program. 29 November 1995.
African Women in Politics
Politics of Developing Nations
Politics and Literature
Southern African Politics
Third World Women in Politics
University of Delaware
Chairs Advisory Group, 2009-10
Center for Teaching Effectiveness Advisory Board, 2006-07
Chairs Caucus Steering Committee, 2007-09
Delaware African Students Association Faculty Adviser, 1998-01
Faculty Senate Committee on International Studies, 1998-00
Graduate Recruitment and Success Committee, 2004-06
Laird Fellowship Selection Committee, 2004S-07S
Lerner College Dean Search Committee, 2010-11
Life Mentor, Freshman Year Experience, 2005F, 2006F
Middle States Self-Study Steering Committee, 1999-01
Mock Interviewer, Marshall and Truman Scholars, 2004-05, 2010F
Panelist, Office of Women’s Affairs P and T Workshop, 2000
Ryden Dissertation Prize Committee, 1998S, 2004S
Women in Politics Faculty Adviser, 2010-11
Women's Caucus Executive Board, 2011- 2013
College of Arts and Sciences
Acting Director, African Studies Program, 2001F
Anthropology Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2008-09
African Studies Program Committee, 1994-present
Study of Diversity Faculty Search Committee, 2011-12
Chair, Sociology/Criminal Justice Chair Search Committee, 2010-11
Dean’s Scholar Proposal Committee, 1998S
Distinguished Judge, GEIS Conference on Women, 2005S-07S
Political Science Chair Search Committee, 1998-99, 2000-01, 2002-03
Rosenberry Award Selection Committee, 2003S
Department of Political Science and International
Convener, COGGS seminar series, 2004S
Director, Internships, 1999-01
Director, Undergraduate Studies, 1999-01
Executive Committee, 1995-97, 2000-01, 2002-03
Faculty Search Committee, 1997-98, 2002-03
Graduate Admissions Committee, 2000-03
Graduate Policy Committee, 2002-03
Undergraduate Committee, 1995-03
United Way Representative, 1995-96
Participation in dozens of recruitment and new student advisement events
Academic Program Reviews: UNC Greensboro
Editorial Board Member: Lynne Rienner Publishers Challenge and Change in African Politics Series
External Examinations: University of Helsinki, Howard University, University of the Witwatersrand
Promotion and Tenure Reviews: Florida International University, Franklin and Marshall College, Haverford
College, UCLA, UNC Charlotte, University of Vermont, Wheaton College, University of Missouri - St Louis,
Article Reviews: Africa Today, African
Affairs, African Journal of Political Science and International Relations,
African Studies Review, African Studies Quarterly, American Journal of Political Science, Asian Women,
Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, Governance, International Feminist Journal of Politics,
Journal of Legislative Studies, Journal of Modern African Studies, Journal of Women, Politics and Policy,
Journal of Women's History, Labor History, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Online Journal of Political Science and
International Relations, Parliamentary Affairs, Political Research Quarterly, Politics and Gender,
Social Science Quarterly, Transafrica Forum,Women's Studies International Forum, World Development
Book and Proposal Reviews: Cambridge
University Press, Heinemann Press, Indiana University Press,
Lynne Rienner Publishers, National Science Foundation, Oxford University Press, Palgrave Macmillan
African Politics Conference Group, Chair,
African Politics Conference Group, Steering Committee, 2004-06
African Politics Conference Group, Nominations Committee, 2010
African Studies Association Board of Directors, 2007-10
1999 African Studies Association meeting Local Arrangements Committee
1999 African Studies Association meeting Political Science Section Co-chair
2006 African Studies Association meeting Gender Section Chair
African Studies Association Nominating Committee, 2002F, 2012S
African Studies Association Election Committee, 2003-05F
US Student Fulbright National Screening Committee, Southern Africa, 2006-08F
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society First Connection Volunteer, 2002-06
Brown Alumni Schools Committee Interviewer, 2004-
Mid-Atlantic Ballet Board of Directors, 2007-11
Afrikaans, German, Kiswahili
African Studies Association
African Politics Conference Group
American Political Science Association