Solofo Randrianja is Full Professor Historical Studies department at the University of Toamasina. He holds a Habilitation and a Ph.D. from the Denis Diderot University of Paris VII.
In 2000 at Nashville (Tennessee, USA) he was awarded the International Visitor Award by the African Studies Association (ASA) for his researches. His duties have given him the opportunity to work with several research centres such as Freedom House, Global Integrity and Varieties of democracy.
His research areas of interest are Political history, Slavery stigma in contemporary Madagascar and anticolonial resistance mouvements. He is currently working on local and autochthonous forms of democracy.
EU Marie Curie Fellowship, US International Visitor Award, the African Studies Association .