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Doctoral candidate in History, Northwestern University

Bright Gyamfi is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Northwestern University. His research sits at the intersection of West African and African Diaspora intellectual history, nationalism, gender, pan-Africanism, Black internationalism and economic development.

Gyamfi's dissertation examines African intellectuals who worked to transform and radicalize the study of Africa in academic and intellectual centers around the Atlantic. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Journal of African American History, African Studies Review, and Africa Is a Country.

Experience

  • –present
    doctoral candidate, Northwestern University