Janet Goldner, KAWRAL Catalog: Malian Visual Artists contribute to Mali’s Revival, http://www.janetgoldner.com/projects/kawral/ 

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, http://africana.fiu.edu/title-vi-grant/aads-is-looking-for-half-time-instructors-of-swahili-and-wolof-languages/

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 www.govafricajournal.org

Professional Achievements

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