E. Ann McDougall received her PhD from the University of Birmingham in 1980 and has been at the University of Alberta since 1986. Her research explores Islam, slavery, and identity in the Saharan societies of Mauritania and southern Morocco.
Published in: Beyond Trafficking and Slavery‘Life in Nouakchott is not true liberty, not at all’: living the legacies of slavery in Nouakchott, Mauritania
In Nouakchott, former slaves live invisible lives in ‘niche settlements’ between the villas of the rich and...
Published in: Beyond Trafficking and SlaveryThe politics of slavery, racism and democracy in Mauritania
The history of slavery is central to racism, activism and democracy in Mauritania. Much of what happens next will...