Callaway, Barbara J. 1940-

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CALLAWAY, Barbara J. 1940-

PERSONAL: Born January 2, 1940, in OK. Education: Trinity University, B.A., 1962; Boston University, M.A., 1963, Ph.D., 1969. Hobbies and other interests: Tennis.

ADDRESSES: Home—36959 South Ridgeview, Tucson, AZ 85739. Office—Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, professor of political science, 1972–, acting dean of College of Nursing, 1976–77, associate provost of the university, 1987–95, dean of Graduate School, 1990–92. YWCA Women's Development Fund, member of board of directors; consultant on world strategies.

MEMBER: International Women's Forum (member of board of directors), American Political Science Association, African Studies Association (member of board of directors), Young Women's Christian Association (member of board of directors).

AWARDS, HONORS: Book of the year awards, African Studies Association and American Journal of Nursing.


(Editor, with Alan Stone) Turmoil and Consensus: The World of Politics, Schenkman Publishing (Cambridge, MA), 1975.

Muslim Hausa Women in Nigeria: Tradition and Change, photographs by Enid Schildkrout, Syracuse University Press (Syracuse, NY), 1987.

(With Lucy Creevey) The Heritage of Islam: Women, Religion, and Politics in West Africa, Lynne Rienner (Boulder, CO), 1994.

Hildegard Peplau: Psychiatric Nurse of the Century, Springer Publishing (New York, NY), 2002.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Islamic feminism and fundamentalism in West Africa.



Africa Today, July-September, 1996, Lori Hartmann-Mahmud, review of The Heritage of Islam: Women, Religion, and Politics in West Africa, p. 331.

Foreign Affairs, July-August, 1995, Gail Gerhart, review of The Heritage of Islam, p. 158.

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