Skip to main content

Cathy Skidmore-Hess


Cathy Skidmore-Hess is an Associate Professor in the History Department.  She teaches the history of Africa with a focus on southern and west central Africa.  Her areas of research are labor, gender, the environment and religion.  Dr. Skidmore-Hess is currently completing research on tsetse fly, labor, and land in twentieth century Botswana and religion and gender in 17th and 18th century Angola.

Affiliate Classes:

  • Hist 3530-Hist of Africa to 1800
  • Hist 3531- Hist of Africa since 1800
  • Hist 4530-Revolution and Revelation
  • Hist 3030-Special Topics: Modern Southern Africa
  • Hist 3030-Special Topics: History and the Environment
  • Hist 3030-Special Topics: History and the Social Basis of Health and Healing
  • Hist 3030-Special Topics: Africa since 1945 

Last updated: 7/22/2022