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Verkijika G. Fanso

Professor of History, Université de Yaounde 1

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada: B. Ed (with History and Anthropology as Principal Subjects), 1970-1973.
*University of Birmingham, England: Master of Arts (in History), 1973-1974.
*University of Yaounde (With Considerable Supervisory Assistance from Oxford – Prof/Mrs. E.M. Chilver): Doctorat d’Etat, Summa Cum Laude, 1983.

. Instructor, University of Yaoundé, 1974-1976.
. Lecturer, University of Yaounde 1976-1983.
. Senior Lecturer, University of Yaounde 1983-1988.
. Associate Professor of History, University of Yaounde 1988-1999.
. Vice Dean (I/C Admissions, Records and Programming), Faculty of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences, University of Yaounde 1, 1993-1997.
. Director of Cultural Heritage, in the Cameroon’s Ministry of Culture, 1995-1999.
. Professor of History, University of Yaounde 1, 1999-.
. President, Association of Friends of Archives and Antiquities – Cameroon (AFAAC), a non-governmental organization, 1995 – present.
Assessor, General Certificate of Education (GCE) History 560, 2006 – 2012.
Academic Director, Dickinson – Yaoundé 1Study Abroad Exchange Program, 2008

-retired 2011 but still teaching part-time at the University of Yaounde


  • –present
    Professor of History, University of Yaounde