Professor Emeritus of History


Ph.D., Northwestern University

Field of Specialty

Africa: Social history. Slavery. The African diaspora. Afro-Brazil.

Contact Information

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities

Ibrahim Sundiata


Sundiata, Ibrahim. ""'The Stolen Garment:' Historical Reflections on Blacks and Jews in the Time of Obama" (in page proofs)." Jews, Color, Race. Ed. Efraim Sicher. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012 (forthcoming)

Sundiata, Ibrahim. ""Moka of Bioko (late 1820s-1899): The Chief Who United a Central African Island"." The Human Factor in Modern Africa. Ed. Dennis Cordell. Rowman and Littlefield, 2011. 47-66.

Sundiata, Ibrahim, Benita Sampedro Vizcaya, Baltasar Fra-Molinero. "Engaging Equatorial Guinea: Bioko in the Diapsoric Imagination". Proc. of Rethinking Equatorial Guinea on the Fortieth Anniversary of Its Independence. Hofstra University: Afro-Hispanic Review/ Vanderbilt University, 2010.

Sundiata, Ibrahim, Alunsine Jalloh and Toyin Falola. "The Garvey Aftermath: The Fall, Rise and Fall," in "The United States and West Africa: Interactions and Relations". Proc. of The United States and West Africa. University of Texas-Arlington: University of Rochester, 2008.

Sundiata,Ibrahim. Brothers and Strangers: Black Zion, Black Slavery 1914-1940. Duke University Press, 2004.

Sundiata, I. K.. From slaving to neoslavery : the bight of Biafra and Fernando Po in the era of abolition, 1827-1930. Madison, [Wis.]: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996.

Sundiata, I. K.. Equatorial Guinea : colonialism, state terror, and the search for stability. Boulder: Westview Press, 1990.

Sundiata,Ibrahim. Black Scandal: America and the Iberian Labor Crisis, 1929-1936.. 1980.

Courses Taught

AAAS 85a Survey of Southern African History
AAAS 115a Introduction to African History
HIST 115a History of Comparative Race and Ethnic Relations
HIST 116b The History of Black/Jewish Relations in America