The following scholars, writers, and editors are available to members of the media to talk about their work in this area. Following is information about their background, special interests, and preferred manner of contact. Listed email addresses should be copied into an email client, replacing "at" with "@".
Janice Boddy is professor of anthropology, University of Toronto, Scarborough.
Her books include Wombs and Alien Spirits and Aman: The Story
of a Somali Girl, As Told to Virginia Lee Barnes and Janice Boddy
Email: boddy at utsc.utoronto.ca
Web Site: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci/anthropology/boddy.html
Janet J. Ewald
Janet J. Ewald is associate professor of history at Duke University. She
is the author of Soldiers, Traders, Slaves and of numerous articles
on the history of Sudan and East Africa.
Email: jewald at duke.edu
Web Site: http://fds.duke.edu/db/aas/history/faculty/jewald
Anatoly M. Khazanov
Anatoly Khazanov is professor of anthropology and history at the University
of Wisconsin. He was formerly professor of social anthropology at the
Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a senior scholar at the Soviet Institute
of Ethnography and Anthropology. Among his many books are Nomads and
the Outside World and After the USSR.
Email: khazanov at wisc.edu
Web Site: http://www.mesp.wisc.edu/faculty/khazanov.htm
An independent scholar of peace and conflict studies, Leenco Lata lived
in most of the countries of the Horn of Africa between 1978 and 1993,
where he experienced first-hand the resonance of the conflicts in the
region. His book, The Ethiopian State at the Crossroads (1999)
is often cited as the most comprehensive analysis of why transition to
democracy failed in Ethiopia.
Email: waaqayyo at yahoo.com
Clare Hitchens, clare at press.wlu.ca;
Gabriel Warburg is professor of modern Middle Eastern history and former
vice chancellor of the University of Haifa. He is a former director of
the Israeli Academic Center in Cairo and the author of many books on Sudan
and Islam, including The Sudan under Wingate, 1899-1916; Islam,
Nationalism, and Communism in a Traditional Society: The Case of Sudan;
and several other books on Sudan and East Africa.
Email: gaby at research.haifa.ac.il
Web Site: http://mideast.haifa.ac.il/staff/varburg.htm
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