E. Frances White

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E. Frances White (born 1949)[1] is a historian, author and academic.

She is currently the Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs at New York University. Prior to that post, she was the Dean of New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study (1998–2005).[2] She also taught at Hampshire College from 1980 to 1998/99.[3] She holds a B.A. from Wheaton College (1971), an M.A. in African History from Boston University (1973), as well as a Ph.D from Boston University (1978).[1]

She is also the author of Sierra Leone's Settler Women Traders, Women in Sub-Saharan Africa, and Dark Continent of Our Bodies.


  1. ^ "E Frances White", MyLife.
  2. ^ White, E. Frances. Dark Continent of Our Bodies: Black Feminism and the Politics of Respectability, Temple University Press, 2001, ISBN 1-56639-880-0
  3. ^ "E. Frances White". Retrieved 9 February 2016.