Michael Crowder (Biographical details)

Michael Crowder (academic/intellectual; British; Male; 1934 - 1988)

Also known as

Crowder, Michael

Biography

English historian: Seconded to the Nigeria Regiment as part of national service (1953-1954). Editor of Nigeria Magazine (1959-1962), Secretary at the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ibadan (1962-1964). Visiting Lecturer in African History at the University of California, Berkeley (1964-1965), Director of the Institute of African Studies at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone (1965-1967), Research Professor and Director of the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ife (1968), Professor of History at the Ahmadu Bello University (1971), Research Professor in History at the Centre for Cultural Studies at the University of Lagos (1975-1978). He returned to London in 1979 to become editor of the British magazine History Today.