Yoder, John C.

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YODER, John C.

YODER, John C. American, b. 1942. Genres: History, Third World. Career: High school history teacher in Kinshasa, Zaire, 1967-68, and Mulungwishi, Zaire, 1968-69; North Park College, Chicago, IL, assistant professor of politics, 1977-80; Whitworth College, Spokane, WA, assistant professor, 1980-83, associate professor, 1983-89, professor of history and politics, 1989-. Fulbright professor, Cuttington University College, 1987, University of Liberia, 1988, and Daystar University, 1998, 2001. Publications: (section ed.) The Encyclopedia Africana Dictionary of African Biography, Vol II: Sierra Leone-Zaire, 1979; The Kanyok of Zaire: An Institutional and Ideological History to 1895, 1992; Popular Political Culture, Civil Society, and State Crisis in Liberia, 2003. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to history and African studies journals, religious magazines, and newspapers. Address: Dept of History and Politics, Whitworth College, Spokane, WA 99251, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]