Dolores Koenig

Professor Emerita, American University, Department of AnthropologyMember since 1973

My Biography

Dolores Koenig (she/her) (Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1977) is an expert on West Africa, international development, and involuntary resettlement. She has conducted research in Cameroon on salaried working women with a focus on gender and class, in Mali on socio-economics of farming; people resettled by the Manantali dam, and life changes during and after resettlement, as well as in Dakar (Senegal), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Bamako (Mali), Mumbai and Delhi (India) on urban forced resettlement. Dolores’ first Annual Meeting was in 1972, in Toronto, ON.