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Pedro Monaville

Doctoral Candidate in History

1029 Tisch Hall, Ann Arbor MI, 48109-1003

  • Fields of Study
    • Africa
    • Colonial Belgium
    • The Congo
  • About

    Pedro has conducted extensive archival, ethnographic, and oral history research in Central Africa and Europe. He is currently writing his dissertation titled Decolonizing the University: A history of the Congolese student movement in the global Sixties.


    (Forthcoming) "June 4th 1969: Violence, Political Imagination and the Student Movement in Kinshasa." In Samantha Christiansen and Zachary Scarlett (Eds.), The Third World in the Global Sixties. New York: Berghahn Books.

    "Une histoire postcoloniale de l'Afrique." Revue Nouvelle, 7-8, 65-77, 2010.

    "La crise congolaise de juillet 1960 et le sexe de la d√©colonisation."  Sextant, 25, 55-72, 2008.

  • Education
    • BA, History, Universite de Liege, 2002
    • MA, History, Universite de Louvain, 2004
    • PhD, History, University of Michigan, 2013
  • Awards
    • NAEd Spencer Dissertation Fellowship
    • Bourse de la Fondation Belge de la Vocation
    • International Disseration Fellowship Award (SSRC)
    • Rackham International Dissertation Award (UofM)
    • Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources (CLIR)
    • Center for European Studies Summer Grant (UofM)
    • African Initiative Grant (UofM)
    • International Institute Individual Fellowship (UofM)