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Dr. Meghan Healy-Clancy

Meghan Healy-Clancy
Associate Professor of History
Tillinghast Hall, Room 234

BA, University of Chicago
MA, Harvard University
PhD, Harvard University

Meghan Healy-Clancy is a social historian of modern southern Africa. At BSU, she teaches sub-Saharan African history from the medieval period through the recent past, and world history since 1500. She has published extensively on gender, culture, and politics in South Africa, and is the author of A World of Their Own: A History of South African Women’s Education (Reconsiderations in Southern African History Series, University of Virginia Press, 2014). Her research on women in the anti-apartheid movement has been recognized with the 2017 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship from Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society (University of Chicago Press). She holds a PhD in African Studies (2011) and an MA in History (2007) from Harvard University, and a BA in History from the University of Chicago (2005).

Area of Expertise

African History, Gender History, Southern Africa