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Cymone Fourshey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
Go Program: Villandraut
Faculty Coordinator for Post-Graduate Advising

Phone: 570-372-4479
Email: fourshey@susqu.edu
Office Location: Steele Hall - Rm 305

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Academic Credentials:
PHD, Univ of California Los Angeles
CPHIL, Univ of California Los Angeles
MA, Univ of California Los Angeles
BA, Univ of California Los Angeles

Fourshey's current research focuses on precolonial Tanzania, with special interests in the topics of agriculture, hospitality, migration, and the intersections of environment, economy, and politics. Her current book project is titled Strangers, Immigrants and the Established: Hospitality as State Building Mechanism in Southwest Tanzania 300–1900 CE. In addition to research on ancient eastern Africa, Fourshey has also done research on global flows in the Indian Ocean world and the Senegambia region over the longue durée, particularly as related to questions of diaspora and transnational identities, premodern notions of ethnicity and diversity, and the political economy of port cities.

Fourshey also serves as director of the International Studies Program at Susquehanna.


  • HIST-172 Early Modern Africa
  • HIST-300 History Methods
  • HIST-375 Piracy
  • HIST-390 African Hist Sem: Pop Culture
  • HIST-401 Collective Inquiry in History
  • HIST-410 Seminar in History
  • HIST-420 Internship in History
  • HIST-501 Independent Study
  • HONS-301 Piracy
  • INTD-201 International Studies Theory & Practice
  • INTD-505 Independent Study
  • OFFP-CYPRUS A Table Divided
  • OFFP-VILLAND GO France - Villandraut
  • OFFR-310 Global Citizenship
  • OFFR-VILLAND GO France - Villandraut
  • OFFS-CYPRUS Cyprus: A Table Divided

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