Academic Historian

Saheed A. Adejumobi is an Associate Professor in the Global African Studies Program and History Department at Seattle University. He has degrees in history from University of Lagos, University of Oregon, and the University of Texas at Austin, where he was awarded his Ph.D. He has taught at the University of Texas at Austin and Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Adejumobi specializes in African and African American History, and African Diaspora intellectual and cultural traditions.  He is the author of The History of Ethiopia, a contribution to the Greenwood Histories of the modern Nations Series.

The Pan-African Congresses, 1900-1945

In the nearly half century between 1900 and 1945, various political leaders and intellectuals from Europe, North America, and Africa met six times to discuss colonial control of Africa and develop strategies for eventual African political liberation. In the article that follows, historian Saheed Adejumobi … Read MoreThe Pan-African Congresses, 1900-1945

Eshetu Chole (1945-1998)

Eshetu Chole was Ethiopia’s leading economist prior to his death in 1998. His research and publications encompassed an extraordinary breadth: agriculture, industrial and social development, fiscal policy, macro- and microeconomics, and human development at national and regional levels. He was also a budding poet. Chole … Read MoreEshetu Chole (1945-1998)