University of Rochester

Elias C. Mandala

Position: Professor of History

Field: Global History

Specialty: Southern Africa since the 19th century; Social history.

Education: PhD, Minnesota , 1983

Contact Info

439 Rush Rhees Library
Dept. of History
Rochester, NY 14627-0070

phone: 585.275.2058
fax: 585.756.4425

Fields of Interest:

I teach African and global history, and my research interests include African agriculture, environments, food, gender, peasantry, and labor movements in southern Africa since the mid-nineteenth century. I am currently writing a book, Black Englishmen, on the Magololo servants of Dr. David Livingstone.

Graduate Fields:

I offer the following fields for the PhD qualifying examination. For explanations of fields, see the "Graduate Overview" page in the Graduate Handbook.

Teaching Field:

I will be accepting students for admission in Fall 2016.

Courses Offered:

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