Scholar Profile: Waibinte Elekima Wariboko


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Prof. Waibinte Elekima Wariboko

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Prof. Waibinte Wariboko is Professor of African Social History. His research interests span two main areas in West African History: The Missionary Involvement in African Societies between 1865 and 1925; and the consequences of European Trade and Politics for African Societies after the abolition of the Transatlantic Trade in enslaved Africans. Prof. Wariboko’s major publications include: Ruined By “Race”: Afro-Caribbean Missionaries and the Evangelization of Southern Nigeria, 1895-1925 (Africa World Press, 2007), and "Race" and the "civilizing mission": their implications for the framing of Blackness and African personhood, 1800-1960 (Africa World Press, 2011). His publications earned him the following awards in 2008: “The Principal’s Research Award for the Most Outstanding Researcher, Faculty of Humanities and Education”; and “The Principal’s Research Award for The Best Publication, Faculty of Humanities and Education.” Prof. Wariboko’s courses include Socialism and Development in 20th Century Africa and Colonialism and Underdevelopment in West Africa Since 1880.

 

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  1. West African History
  2. Socio-economic and religious change in West Africa
  3. West Indian Missionaries in West Africa

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