Associate Professor, African American/African Studies
Office: Ovalwood 257
Dr. Poggo specializes in the Sudanese Civil War in the 20th and 21st centuries as well as the history of the Kuku people of Sudan. His book, The First Sudanese Civil War: Africans, Arabs, and Israelis in the Southern Sudan, 1955-1972, has received great praise. He continues his research with a current project with a former student in which they will be interviewing African-American law enforcement officers (including the first African-American police chief) in Mansfield, Ohio. Professor Poggo is open to undergraduate research as well as independent studies with students.