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Dr. Jesse W. Bucher

Associate Professor

Director of the Center for Studying the Structures of Race

David F Bittle College Historian


Department: History
Office: 314 Bank Building

540-375-2049

bucher@roanoke.edu

Degrees

B.A., The College of New Jersey
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Research & Teaching Interests

Modern Africa, South Africa, History of Slavery, World History, Postcolonial Studies, Environmental History

Extracurricular

 

Director, Center for Studying Structures of Race

David F. Bittle College Historian
Coordinator, African and African Diaspora Studies Concentration

 

 

Recent Publications

 

 “Repurposing Sanctions for Anti-Colonial Advocacy: The Role of Sanctions in the Transnational Anti-apartheid Movement” – Book chapter for edited volume Sanctions as War, forthcoming.

 

 “Theatre and Performance in Alternative Histories of Steve Biko’s Death in Detention," Theatre Survey, Vol. 61, No. 2, May 2020.

 

 "The Skull of Mkwawa and the Politics of Indirect Rule in Tanganyika," Journal of Eastern African Studies, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2016

 

 "The Possibility of Care: Medical Ethics and the Death of Steve Biko,"  Journal of Asian and African Studies, Vol. 47, No. 5, 2012