Corrie Decker (History)

Corrie Decker specializes in the history of gender, childhood, sexuality, and development in East Africa.

Her book, Mobilizing Zanzibari Women: The Struggle for Respectability and Self-Reliance in Colonial East Africa, is a history of girls' education and women's professionalization in colonial Zanzibar. In addition to co-authoring a book on the history of development in Africa, Decker's current research investigates historical ethnographies discussing childhood sexuality in early twentieth century eastern Africa.

Learn more about Corrie Decker at her faculty webpage.

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