is the Herbert Lehman Professor of Government in the Departments of
Anthropology and Political Science at Columbia University in the United
States. He is also the Director of Columbia's Institute of African
Studies. He is the current President of the Council for Development of Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA) Dakar, Senegal.
Mamdani's reputation as an expert in African history, politics and international relations has made him an important voice in contemporary debates about Africa.
His book Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism won the 1998 Herskovits Award of the African Studies Association of the USA.
In 2001, he was one of nine scholars to present at the Nobel Peace Prize Centennial Symposium.
Books authored by Mahmood Mamdani
- Conferences speciales de la 10e Assemblee generale du CODESRIA, Kampala, 2002
ISBN 9782869781481 | 64 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2005 | CODESRIA, Senegal | Paperback
- General Assembly Distinguished Lectures. Kampala, 2002
ISBN 9782869781498 | 56 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2005 | CODESRIA, Senegal | Paperback
- Scholars in the Marketplace
The Dilemmas of Neo-Liberal Reform at Makerere University, 1989-2005
ISBN 9782869782013 | 316 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2007 | CODESRIA, Senegal | Paperback
- Understanding the Crisis in Kivu
Report of the CODESRIA Mission to the Democratic Republic
ISBN 9782869781030 | 52 pages | 229 x 152 mm | 2001 | CODESRIA, Senegal | Paperback
Books edited by Mahmood Mamdani
- Academic Freedom in Africa
ISBN 9782869780309 | 388 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 1993 | CODESRIA, Senegal | Paperback
- African Studies in Social Movements and Democracy
ISBN 9782869780521 | 636 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 1995 | CODESRIA, Senegal | Hardback
- Uganda Studies in Labour
ISBN 9782869780590 | 372 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 1996 | CODESRIA, Senegal | Paperback