About

Jennifer Hart is an Associate Professor at Wayne State University, where she teaches courses in African History, World History, Digital Humanities, Digital History, History Communication, and the History of Technology.  Her research explores the intersection of histories of labor, technology, and urban space in Accra, Ghana.  She is the North American President of the International Society for the Scholarship on Teaching and Learning and History.

Education

B.A. (International Studies, Philosophy) – Denison University (2005)

M.A. (History) – Indiana University (2007)

PhD (African History, African Studies, Comparative Colonial History) – Indiana University (2011)

Publications

Ghana on the Go:  African Mobility in the Age of Motor Transportation (Bloomington, IN:  Indiana University Press), 2016

  • 2017 Herskovits Award Finalist


 

Projects

Accra Wala:  Mapping Mobility and Urban Life in West Africa (www.accrawala.org) – Twitter @accramobile / Instagram and Facebook @accrawala

Memberships

African Studies Association

American Historical Association

International Society for the Scholarship on Teaching and Learning

International Society for the Scholarship on Teaching and Learning in History

Ghana Studies Association

Urban History Association

Society for the History of Technology

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