Assistant Professor of History
Sarah Emily Duff is Assistant Professor in African and World History. An historian of age and gender in nineteenth- and twentieth-century South Africa and the British Empire, she was awarded her PhD in Modern History at Birkbeck, University of London. Before moving to Maine, she held positions at Goldsmiths, University of London, and at Stellenbosch University and the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. She is the author of Changing Childhoods in the Cape Colony: Dutch Reformed Church Evangelicalism and Colonial Childhood, 1860-1895, and is currently at work on a history of sex education in South Africa. She teaches HI276 Patterns and Processes of World History, and offers introductory and advanced courses on African and World History.