Derek Peterson

Professor, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies
Professor, Department of History

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Major Projects:
  • The Pilgrims' Politics: Conversion, Dissent, and the Making of Civil Societies in Colonial East Africa (book manuscript in progress).
  • The Social Lives of Mau Mau Detainees (edited book manuscript in progress, with Ann Biersteker and Kimani wa Njogu).
  • Member of the editorial boards of African Affairs, The Journal of Modern African Studies, The African Historical Review, and the Fontes Historiae Africanae book series (British Academy/Oxford University Press).
  • "Nursing in Central Tanganyika" (article manuscript in preparation).
  • "Photography and History in Colonial Kenya" (article manuscript in preparation).
  • Member of the Publications Committee of the International African Institute.
  • Elected member of the governing council of the African Studies Association (United Kingdom).
  • Kenya
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania
  • History
  • Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS)