GSA at ASA 2017

As always, GSA was very present and active in the 60th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association from 16-18 November in Chicago, which coincided with Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary.  Here a few highlights, in words and pictures: Carina Ray was awarded the 2017 Women’s Caucus Aidoo-Snyder Book Prize for Crossing the Color Line: Race,…

Meet the 2017 GSA Research Grant Winners

Dr. Phidelia Theresa Doegah is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Health Research (IHR) at the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), with a background in Population Studies. Her research titled “Lifestyle Behaviours and its implications on Body Mass Index” takes off from the fact that, while non-communicable diseases usually emerge in middle…

Ebony Coletu named a Nancy Weiss Malikiel Scholar for 2017

GSA member and winner of last year’s Boahen-Wilks Article Prize, Ebony Coletu, has been named a Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar for 2017. In a nation-wide search conducted by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Ebony was selected to be one of 10 Malkiel scholars. This award acknowledges and further supports Ebony’s work as a scholar…