University of Wisconsin–Madison

Dave Bresnahan

Advisor: Neil Kodesh

David Bresnahan


My research interests include Coastal East Africa.


  • African History

MA Title

  • “Sacred Spaces, Political Authority, and the Dynamics of Tradition in Mijikenda History”

Working Dissertation Title

  • “The Contours of Community on the East African Coast: A View from the Mombasa Hinterlands, c. 100-1850”