« Program: African Slaves in Islamic Lands

Scholar: Eve Troutt Powell

Eve Troutt Powell is Associate Professor of History at the University of Georgia. She has been on the faculty at the University of Georgia, Athens, since 1995. She is the author of A Different Shade of Colonialism: Egypt, Great Britain and the Mastery of the Sudan (2003), and the co-editor of The African Diaspora in the Mediterranean Lands of Islam (2001). Troutt Powell was a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, in 1999. In 2003, Troutt Powell was named a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, the first faculty member in UGA history to be so honored.