Jacob Dlamini

Assistant Professor, Department of History
office:
102 Dickinson Hall
Jacob Dlamini

Jacob Dlamini is a historian of Africa, with an interest in precolonial, colonial and postcolonial African History. He obtained a Ph.D. from Yale University in 2012 and is also a graduate of Wits University in South Africa and Sussex University in England. Jacob held a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Barcelona, Spain, from November 2011 to April 2015, and was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University from August 2014 to May 2015.
A qualified field guide, Jacob is also interested in comparative and global histories of conservation and national parks.

Courses

HIS 315*
Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

The impact of European colonial rule on the traditional societies of Africa in the 19th and 20th centuries. One of the dominant themes will be the emergence of the intelligentsia in colonial areas as proponents of nationalism.