Dr. Jesse W. Bucher

Assistant Professor
Department: History
Office: 315 Bank Building
Phone: 375-2049

bucher@roanoke.edu

Degrees:

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

Course List

Research & Teaching Interests:

Modern Africa, South Africa, East Africa, World History, Post-Colonial Studies

Scholarly Activities:

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Programme on the Study of the Humanities in Africa, Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape, 2011

Extracurricular:

Coordinator, Africana Studies Concentration

African Music Club

Recent Publications:

'The Possibility of Care: Medical Ethics and the Death of Steve Biko,' in Journal of Asian and African Studies, 2012

Recent Presentations:

'Law and Liberation in Steve Biko’s SASO/BPC Testimony,'African Literature Association, 2013

'Care, Recovery, and the Politics of Transition in South Africa,' Africana Studies Lecture, Bard College, 2012

Available as a Media resource for the following topics:

South African history and politics.

Willing to speak to professional, social or civic groups on:

South African history and politics.