K deluna

Title

Assistant Professor

Department

Department of History
General profile

Phone

+1 202-687-6075

Alt. phone

202.687.6075

Alt. email

kmd243@georgetown.edu

Bio

Kathryn de Luna is an historian of Africa specializing in the precolonial histories of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. She has conducted fieldwork among fifteen societies in five countries in Eastern and South Central Africa and regularly publishes in the fields of history, linguistics, and archaeology. Professor de Luna has published on the histories of food, environment, gender, and early African political culture in south central Africa. She is pursuing more recent interests in mobility and the history of emotions, affect, and the senses in her scholarship and teaching.

Education

  • Ph.D. (2008) Northwestern University, History
  • M.A. (2002) Northwestern University, History
  • B.A. Honors (2001) University of South Carolina, History, English and French