Meghan Healy-Clancy

Meghan Healy-Clancy

Ph.D. in African Studies, with a primary field in History
Class of 2011
Meghan Healy-Clancy

Meghan Healy-Clancy is an Assistant Professor of History at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, where she teaches African and world history. She is also a Non-Resident Fellow at the Du Bois Institute at Harvard University's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. She holds a Ph.D. in African Studies (2011) and an A.M. in History (2007) from Harvard, and an A.B. in History (2005) from the University of Chicago.

Healy-Clancy's research and writing focus on the connections between gender, family, and politics in modern southern Africa. She is the author of A World of Their Own: A History of South African Women's Education (Reconsiderations in Southern African History Series, University of Virginia Press) and co-editor of Ekhaya: The Politics of Home in KwaZulu-Natal (University of KwaZulu-Natal Press), both of which were published in 2014. Her current research examines the roots of black and white women's anti-racist political organizing in twentieth-century South Africa.

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