Dr. Jane Kani Edward


Dr. Jane Kani Edward was born and raised in South Sudan, and educated in Sudan, Egypt and Canada. Currently, she is a Clinical Assistant Professor, and Director of African Immigration Research, in the Department of African and African American Studies, Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Edward teaches courses on African history, women in Africa, and contemporary African immigration to the United States. Her areas of research center on refugee and immigrant women’s experiences, human rights and education, gender, race, class and representation, gender issues in conflict and post-conflict situations, and African immigration to the United States. Dr. Edward is the author of Sudanese Women Refugees: Transformations and Future Imaginings, New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2007, and several book chapters, journal and opinion articles, as well as research reports.

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