Associate Professor, Department of African and Afro-American Studies and Curriculum in Global Studies, and Chair, Department of African and Afro-American Studies
B.A. (Hons), Political Science and International Development, University of Toronto, Canada; M.A, Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada; Ph. D., Political Studies, Queen's University, Canada.
Development studies, international political economy, human rights, cities, ethics and social movements
Dr. Sahle’s work includes World orders, development and transformation, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 and The legacies of Julius Nyerere: influences on development discourse and practice in Africa edited with David A. McDonald, Africa World Press, 2002. Her current book project focuses on urban governance, citizenship and justice in Durban, South Africa and Toronto, Canada. Sahle’s other ongoing research centers on themes of immigration and African diaspora formations and the political economy of violence and memory. Her geographies of research interests remain as follows: South Africa, Malawi, Canada, East Africa, France and Bolivia.
Student Undergraduate Teaching Award