Faculty & Staff Spotlight

What has Dr. Robin Chapdelaine been up to?

Dr. Robin Chapdelaine, assistant history professor in the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, has been awarded the 2021 Outstanding Article Prize by the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora. Her winning article, Marriage Certificates and Walker Cards: Nigerian Migrant Labor, Wives and Prostitutes in Colonial Fernando , was published in African Economic History, vol. 48, no. 2, in 2020.

Chapdelaine’s article focuses on Nigerian labor migration to the Spanish colony of Fernando Pó during the colonial era.