College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
 
  
    
  Emmanuel Mbah
Assistant Professor
History

Emmanuel Mbah
Assistant Professor

Office : Building 2N Room 213
Phone : 718.982.2875
Fax : 718.982.2864
emmanuel.mbah@csi.cuny.edu


Degrees :
PhD, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2006
MA, The University of Yaounde I, Cameroon, 1994
BA, The University of Yaounde I, Cameroon, 1992
AAS, South Plains College, Levelland, Texas, 2001


Biography / Academic Interests :
Emmanuel M. Mbah is Assistant Professor of History at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island. His research focuses on conflict, ethnicity, and socio-economic and political life of Africans in colonial and postcolonial Africa. He is the author of Land/Boundary Conflict in Africa: The Case of Former British Colonial Bamenda, Present-Day North-West Province of the Republic of Cameroon, 1916-1996 (The Edwin Mellen Press, 2008); “Disruptive Colonial Boundaries and Attempts to Resolve Land/Boundary Disputes in the Grasslands of Bamenda, Cameroon,” (African Journal on Conflict Resolution, Vol. 9, # 3, November 2009); and numerous chapters in edited volumes.

Scholarship / Publications :
“The Elusiveness of Democracy in Cameroon.” In Sarsar, S. & Adekunle, J. (eds). Democracy in Africa: Political Changes and Challenges. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, January 2012

“The Fulani Land/Settlement Question in British Southern Cameroon, 1916-1960.” In Agwuele, A. (ed). Development, Modernism and Modernity in Africa. New York:Routledge, 2011

“Cattle in British Southern Cameroons: Innovations in Grazing and Control of the Environment, 1916-1960.” In Falola, T. & Brownell, E. (ed.). Landscapes and Environments in Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa. New York:Routledge, 2011

“Empires and Kingdoms of the Forest Zone.” In Tijani, H.I.; Njoku, R.C. &; Jones, T.F. (eds). Africa and the Wider World. Trenton, NJ: Pearson, Prentice-Hall, 2010. (Pages 163-179)

“Farmer-Grazer Conflict in the Southern Cameroon Grasslands of Bamenda, 1916-1960.” In Falola, T. & Njoku, R.C. (eds.). War and Peace in Africa. Durham, NC Carolina Academic Press, 2010

“Popular Culture and the Resolution of Boundary Disputes in the Bamenda Grasslands of Cameroon.” In Falola, T. & Agwuele, A. (ed.).  Africans and the Politics of Popular Cultures.  Rochester, NY: The University of Rochester Press, December, 2009

Land/Boundary Conflict in Africa: The Case of Former British Colonial Bamenda, Present-Day North-West Province of the Republic of Cameroon 1916-1996. Lewiston, N.Y.: The Edwin Mellen Press, July 2008