Mary Dillard (‘00-‘01)

Professor of History Sarah Lawrence College

Professor Mary Dillard received her BA from Stanford University and her MA, PhD at the University of California-Los Angeles. Her special interests include history of West Africa, particularly Ghana and Nigeria; history of intelligence testing and external examinations in Africa; history of science in Africa; and gender and education. Dillard is the recipient of a Spencer fellowship and Major Cultures fellowship at Columbia University’s Society of Fellows in the Humanities.