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Victoria B. Tashjian
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Vicky Tashjian

Professor of History

Victoria Tashjian is a professor at St. Norbert College who offers classes in African history, women’s and gender studies, and peace and justice studies. She is author of the books, “I Will Not Eat Stone: A Women’s History of Colonial Asante” (with Jean Allman), and “The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Global Medieval Life and Culture: Africa.” She is a recipient of the Donald B. King Distinguished Scholar Award and the Leonard Ledvina Award for Excellence in Teaching from SNC. Tashjian devotes significant time to diversity and international issues at the college.

  • HIST 117 Survey of African History 1
  • HIST 119 Survey of African History 2
  • HIST 320 Genocide
  • HIST 335/WMGS 335 Women and Work
  • HIST 344 Colonialism in Africa through the Novel
  • HIST 351/WMGS 351 Women, Gender, and Imperialism

  • B.A. – William Smith College
  • M.A. – Northwestern University
  • Ph.D. – Northwestern University

  • African American settlement in 19th century northeast Wisconsin