Serving through 2026
Jacqueline-Bethel Tchouta Mougouéis an Associate Professorof African Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the United States with additional affiliations in the Department of History and the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies. She is a trained historian, focusing on women’s and gender history in mid-20th century West Africa. Mougoué’s book, Gender, Separatist Politics and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon, received the 2020 Frances Richardson Keller-Sierra and the 2021 Aidoo-Snyder prize from the ASA-USA Women’s Caucus. Mougoué has been a visiting researcher at the Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa Fellowship at the University of Ghana-Legon, the Moore Institute at the National University of Ireland-Galway, and the Buffett Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern University in the United States.