Elizabeth Jacob

M.A., History, Stanford University, 2017
B.A., History and French & Francophone Studies, Columbia University, 2013
Liz Jacob
Elizabeth Jacob is a PhD candidate in African history. Her dissertation explores gender, motherhood, and politics in West Africa, with a focus on Côte d’Ivoire. Other research interests include pan-Africanism, decolonization, and feminist history and theory. Her research has been supported by the American Historical Association, the Fulbright Program, and the Stanford Center for African Studies. In AY 2020-21, she held a Dissertation Prize Fellowship at the Stanford Humanities Center. She is currently a Graduate Dissertation Fellow at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research.