Victoria B Coifman

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Contact Me

coifm001@umn.edu
612-624-5709

Afro-American & African Studies
825 Soc Sci

267 19th Ave S

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • M.A., Ph.D.: University of Wisconsin, Madison, none.
  • B.A.: Mundelein College of Loyola University, none.

Specialties

  • African history
  • comparative tropical history
  • development issues
  • oral history
  • past and present urban and rural affairs
  • West and North African history
  • Islam
Courses Taught
  • Afro 1021 - Introduction to Africa
  • Afro 3001 - West African History: Early Times to 1800
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Chair, Presenter, and Commentator, Fifth International Conference on Mande Studies, Leiden, Netherlands: June 17, 2002 - June 21, 2002
  • African Studies Association 45th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.: December 5, 2002 - December 8, 2002
  • Curriuculum Committee Member, African American & African Studies, University of Minnesota: 2002 - 2003
Awards
  • Faculty Travel Grant, European Studies Consortium for travel to Dakar Senegal, February 2002