Title:

Associate Professor, Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies and Curriculum in Global Studies, and Chair, Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies

Education:

B.A. (Hons), Political Science and International Development, University of Toronto, Canada; M.A, Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada; Ph. D., Political Studies, Queen's University, Canada

Teaching and Research Interests:

International development; urban politics; environmental politics; democratization and constitutionalism; human rights; women and politics in Africa; immigration and diaspora formation; NGOs in contemporary Africa

Current Research:

Eunice N. Sahle is a graduate of University of Toronto (BA and MA) and Queen’s University (PhD) in Canada. She is a political scientist and Associate Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies and the Curriculum in Global Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her current research projects are situated in the fields of political economy of development, global politics, geography, human rights, and Canadian politics. Sahle’s publications include World Orders, Development and Transformation, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010); David McDonald and Eunice N. Sahle (editors), The Legacies of Julius Nyerere: Influences on Development Discourse and Practice in Africa (Africa World Press, 2002); Globalization and Socio-Cultural Processes in Contemporary Africa (editor) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). She is currently completing two books based on extensive research in Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya.



eunice@email.unc.edu