Elizabeth Jacob

Stanford Humanities Center Dissertation Prize Fellow
Department of History, Stanford University

Elizabeth Jacob is a PhD candidate in African history at Stanford University. Her current project explores gender, family, and politics in West Africa, with a focus on Côte d'Ivoire. Other research interests include pan-Africanism, decolonization, and feminist history and theory. She received her BA in history and french and francophone studies from Columbia University. 

SHC Project

Women, Gender, and the Politics of Public Motherhood in Côte d’Ivoire, 1893–1983