Monique A. Bedasse
Assistant Professor of History
Joined Connecticut College: 2010
On sabbatical 2014-2015 academic year
B.A., Florida International University
M.P.S., Cornell University
Ph.D., University of Miami
African political, social and intellectual history
Modern Africa from a transnational perspective
Modern Caribbean history
The African diaspora
Monique Bedasse joined the Connecticut College faculty in 2010 as an assistant professor of history.
She teaches Introduction to African History; Africa in the Americas; Early Africa to 1800; Rastafari, Reggae and Resistance; and East Africa Since 1945.
Her current research interests include the Rastafarian movement, modern Tanzania and black internationalism.
Her book, "To Set-Up Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Repatriation and Revolutionary Tanzania, 1961-1992," is forthcoming and will be published by the University of North Carolina Press.
Professor Bedasse belongs to the National Council for Black Studies (NCBS), Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), African Studies Association (ASA), Caribbean Studies Association (CSA), the American Historical Association and The Association for the Worldwide Study of the African Diaspora (ASWAD).