African and African American Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Hazel M McFerson

Hazel M McFerson

Hazel M McFerson

Professor

Gender, Conflict, Development in Nonwestern Societies, Governance, Conflict and Development in Nonwestern Societies, Comparative Race and Ethnic Relations, Political Development and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dr. McFerson holds a PhD in politics from Brandeis University, an MA from the Fletcher School of International Law and Diplomacy, and a BA in sociology from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. She was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Asia and the Pacific, Manila, Philippines, and is currently a Fulbright Specialist. She has traveled extensively and lived and worked in the South Pacific, the Caribbean, Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East.

Selected Publications

Public Management in Global Perspective," Salvatore Schiavo-Campo and Hazel M. McFerson. M.E. Sharpe, 2008.

Blacks and Asians: Crossings, Conflict, Commonality, Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2006.

Mixed Blessing: The Impact of American Colonial Policy, Administration and Attitudes on Society and Politics in the Philippines. Westport, CT., Greenwood Publishing Group, November 2001. Revised second edition, forthcoming 2010, University of the Philippines/Diliman.

The Racial Dimension of American Overseas Colonial Policy. Westport, CT. Greenwood Publishing Group.

Courses Taught

Conflict analysis and management in nonwestern societies; ethnic politics in North America and Western Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and the South Pacific, gender, conflict and development in nonwestern societies, African government and politics, comparative government, and international relations