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Amos Beyan

Amos Beyan

Amos J. Beyan

Office: (269) 387-5361

4402 Friedmann Hall

Mailing address
Department of History
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5334

Ph.D., African American History, Northwestern University, 1981

Teaching Interests
African Civilization; African American History

Research Interests
The American Colonization Society and the settling of African Americans on the coastal area that became known as Liberia in 1822; the historiography of the transatlantic slave trade; and the role played by pre-Liberian societies in the development of the North American “Atlantic Community” in the eighteenth century.