Professor Derek Peterson FBA

Intellectual and cultural history of eastern Africa; the composition of books; the politics of archives; the infrastructure of religious experience; the social practice of non-conformity; Idi Amin

Elected 2016

Fellow type
Corresponding Fellow
Year elected
Guggenheim Fellowship in African Studies (2016)

Current post

Professor of History and African Studies, University of Michigan

Past appointments

University of Michigan Professor of History and African Studies

1970 -

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