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Mary Dillard

Professor, Department of History, Sarah Lawrence College

Fellow, Society of Fellows, SOF/Heyman, Columbia University (2000–2001)

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Professor Mary Dillard received her BA from Stanford University and her MA, PhD at the University of California-Los Angeles. Her special interests include history of West Africa, particularly Ghana and Nigeria; history of intelligence testing and external examinations in Africa; history of science in Africa; and gender and education. Dillard is the recipient of a Spencer fellowship and Major Cultures fellowship at Columbia University’s Society of Fellows in the Humanities.