Member Announcements

The ASA provides our members with the opportunity to share new publications, recent appointments, professional achievements, and open fellowships, grants, calls for papers, and other research and training opportunities. This listing includes the most recent announcements received by the ASA for our Winter newsletter. 

Recent Publications

Akiiki Babyesiza, Universität Bayreuth, (Post-)Conflict Southern Sudan 2005-2011. The Nexus of Islamism, New Public Management and Neopatrimonialism, Series: Organization & Public Management, (Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2014).


Janet Goldner, KAWRAL Catalog: Malian Visual Artists contribute to Mali’s Revival, 

Benjamin N. Lawrance, Rochester Institute of Technology, Conable Chair in International Studies, Amistad’s Orphans: An Atlantic Story of Children, Slavery, and Smuggling, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014).

Carl LeVan, American University, Dictators and Democracy in African Development: the Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria, (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

Carl LeVan, American University, and Assen Assenov, “Parties of Portfolio? The Economic Consequences of Africa’s Big Cabinets”, Government and Opposition, available on CJO2015. doi:10.1017/gov.2014.40.

William Miles, Northeastern University, Scars of Partition: Postcolonial Legacies in French and British Borderlands, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2014).

Jonathan T. Reynolds, Northern Kentucky University, Sovereignty and Struggle: Africa and Africans in the Era of the Cold War, 1945-1994, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015).

Eve Sandberg, Oberlin College, Moroccan Women, Activists and Gender Politics: An Institutional Analysis, (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield, 2014). Co-authored with Kenza Aqertit.

Job Opportunities

Half-time Instructor, Swahili and Wolof, Florida International University,

Calls for Papers

Governance in Africa (GiA) is now accepting submissions for 2015. Publish your research in our peer reviewed, open access journal. Via the website

Professional Achievements

Jonathan T. Reynolds, Northern Kentucky University, was awarded the Frank Sinton Milburn Outstanding Professor Award for Northern Kentucky University, 2014.


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