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us: Sudarkasa, Niara

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  • Variants

    • us: Marshall, Gloria A. (Gloria Albertha)
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Fort Lauderdale (Fla.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Columbia University
        • Organization: (naf) Lincoln University (Pa.)
        • Organization: (naf) University of Michigan
        • Organization: (naf) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: White House Commission on Presidential Scholars
        • Organization: Peace Corps National Advisory Council
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    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) College presidents
          (lcsh) College teachers
            (lcsh) Anthropologists
        • Use For

        • Sources

          • found: The strength of our mothers, 1996: CIP t.p. (Niara Sudarkasa)
          • found: LC data base, 12-11-95 (hdg.: Sudarkasa, Niara)
          • found: Where women work, 1973: t.p. (Niara Sudarkasa) p. iii (originally appeared as a doctoral dissertation by Gloria A. Marshall) p. iv (husband, Delmer A. Sudarkasa) p. vii (dedicated to mother, Rowena Marshall)
          • found: OCLC, 8 Feb. 1999 (hdgs: Sudarkasa, Niara; Sudarkasa, Niara, 1938- ; Marshall, Gloria Albertha, 1938- ; usage: Niara Sudarkasa; Gloria A. Marshall)
          • found: Women, trade, and the Yoruba family, 1964: t.p. (Gloria A. Marshall) UMI p. (Marshall, Gloria Albertha, 1938-)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed September 15, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Sudarkasa, Niara; Gloria Albertha Marshall; educator, anthropologist, pan-africanist, College / University President; born 14 August 1938 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States; bachelor degree in Anthropology and English, Oberlin (1957); MS in Anthropology (1959) and PhD (1964) from Columbia University; assistant professor of anthropology, New York University (1964); associate professor (1970), full professor (1976), associate vice president for academic affairs (1986), Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan; the first woman president of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania (1986) member of the Council on Foreign Relations (1991); served on Peace Corps National Advisory Council (1991); served on Trilateral Task Force on Educational Collaboration among the United States, Canada, and Mexico (1992); appointed to the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars (1993); was an authority on the roles of African women, Yoruba trade and migration in West Africa, and African and African American family structure; conducted fieldwork in Ghana, the Republic of Benin, Nigeria, the Caribbean, and the United States; became the first African American to be installedas a chief in the historic Iife Kingdom of the Yoruba of Nigeria (2001))
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          • 1995-12-11: new
          • 2015-03-17: revised
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