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Current Member

Mariana Candido

Elizabeth and J. Richardson Dilworth Fellow

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

History of Africa/ Angola

Home Institution

Emory University
Mariana Candido is a specialist in West Central African history during the era of the transatlantic slave trade. At IAS, she will work on a new book on the history of women in what is now Angola from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. It will examine African women's multiple roles, including as political, religious, and economic agents.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
Spring

Degrees

York University, Toronto
Ph.D.
2006
El Colegio de Mexico
M.A.
2000
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
B.A.
1997

Honors

2023
Berlin Prize
2022
Elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, UK
2022
Social Justice Provost Grants/ Emory University
2021
Luso-American Foundation Fellowship

Appointments

Emory University
2023
Professor
American Academy in Berlin
2023
Berlin Fellow
Emory University
2020–2023
Associate Professor