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Professor, Columbia University

Gregory Mann is a historian of West Africa. He is a co-editor of the Journal of African History.

His commentary on Mali and the contemporary Sahel has been featured in various outlets, notably the Washington Post, the New York Times, Foreign Policy, and

West African History (Global Core)
Writing Contemporary African History
Africa and France (Global Core)
Islam in Africa
African Civilizations (Global Core)
Making African History: Between Field and Archive
Introduction to History and Historiography
Historiography of Africa
Neoliberal Africa


  • –present
    Professor, Columbia University