Sandra Greene

Stephen '50 and Madeline '60 Anbinder Professor of African History
History, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

440/303 McGraw Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 254-1613

Sandra Greene

Stephen '50 and Madeline '60 Anbinder Professor of African History
History, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
History of Ghana; slavery; social and cultural history; African religions

Current Research Interest
Slave owners of West Africa; abolitionism in Africa; spirit possession among the enslaved

Distinction
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Ambrosiana Academy (Milan, Italy)
African Studies Association President

Selected Publications
Greene, Sandra E. Slave Owners of West Africa: Decision Making in the Age of Abolition. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Greene, Sandra E. West African Narratives of Slavery: Texts from Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Ghana. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2011.

Cornell Research Website Article
The Curious History of Slavery in Africa