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Gabeba Baderoon, Ph.D.

University of Cape Town, 2004

Email: gxb26@psu.edu

Gabeba Baderoon is the author of Regarding Muslims: From Slavery to Post-Apartheid (Wits, 2014) and the poetry collections The Dream in the Next Body and A Hundred Silences. She received the South African National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences Best Monograph award in 2017.  Dr. Baderoon received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Cape Town and has held fellowships in the African Gender Institute, the Nordic Africa Institute, and the Centre for Contemporary Islam. Dr. Baderoon is currently an Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and African Studies at Penn State, and an Extraordinary Professor of English at Stellenbosch University. She co-directs the African Feminist Initiative at Penn State with Alicia Decker.