Howard, Allen

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Allen Howard

Professor Emeritus of History

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Allen Howard taught and does research in African and Atlantic history. His research focuses geographically on the upper Guinea coast area of West Africa and topically on ethnicity, commerce, and urban social life. He has written extensively on the application of spatial analysis to African history. Along with Michael Adas, he has taken a major role in developing and supervising the minor field in World and Comparative History. He also is actively engaged in the Black Atlantic/Diaspora major field and in the Center for Africa Studies, where he was a member of the Executive Committee and was the Program Chair from 1999 to 2004.

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