Fauziyatu Moro

Email: fmoro@wisc.edu

Advisor: Emily Callaci

Fauziyatu Moro headshot


I am a historian of 19th and 20th century (West) Africa focusing on gender, migration, popular culture, and identity formation. I am particularly interested in how migrant women negotiated their identities during the colonial and post-independent era.


M.Phil., History, University of Ghana
B.A., History, University of Ghana


  • African History
  • Gender and Women’s History

MA Title

  • “A Socio-Economic History of Migrant Sissala Women in Accra, 1983-2008 “

Selected Awards

  • Gerda Lerner Fellowship in Women’s History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Graduate School Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Adjaye Endowment Scholarship, University of Ghana

Professional Affiliations

  • African Studies Association
  • Ghana Studies Association