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Cora Presley

Ph.D., African History /minor in U. S. History, Stanford University
M.A., African History, Stanford University
B.A., History, Stanford University

Recent and Selected Publications

2007, “Kikuyu Women, The Mau Mau Rebellion and Social Change,” in European Decolonization. Ed. By Marvin Thomas, 2007, Oxon, UK, Ashgate Publishing.

2006, “African Women, Liberation Struggles and the Metanarrative of Memoir,” in International Journal of Africana Studies, Volume 12, No.2 2006 (Fall/Winter), pp. 147-169.

1998, Mau Mau's Daughter The Life History of Wambui Otieno. Edited and with an Introduction by Cora Ann Presley. Lynne Reinner, Publishers.

1992, Kikuyu Women, The Mau Mau Rebellion and Social Change in Kenya. Westview Press, March.

Research Interests

Gender in African societies
African political movements 
Women and development in Africa 
The African Diaspora 
Africa in Motion Pictures

404-413- 5132
cpresley@gsu.edu