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Experts for Nelson Mandela

December 5, 2013

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment and provide context on Nelson Mandela’s historical and political significance.

Business-government relations in Africa
Southern Africa
The political economy of development
Antoinette Handley
Associate Professor
St.George Campus
Department of Political Science
Cell: 416-986-6006

African social and economic history
African urbanization
Colonialism and imperialism in Africa
History of labour and slavery in Africa
History of Modern Africa
Tanzanian and East African history
War and society in modern Africa
Stephen Rockel
Associate Professor
U of T Scarborough Campus
Faculty of Arts and Science
University of Toronto Scarborough
Department of History
Department of Humanities (UTSC)
Department of Social Sciences (UTSC)
Office: 416-287-7145
Cell: 647-262-4386
Home: 416-4621143

American race relations
History of the American South
Labour and working-class history
South Africa history
United States history
Rick Halpern
Dean and Vice-Principal (Academic)
U of T Scarborough Campus
Department of History
*Please e-mail assistant to schedule interviews: