Dawson McCall is a historian whose research focuses on the relationship between sports and education in 20th Century Africa. He holds a B.A. in History from Loyola University, New Orleans and is currently a PhD candidate at Michigan State University, where he is finishing his dissertation surveying the social, educational, and sports history of St. Patrick's High School in Iten, Kenya. His research explores the intersection of sports, education, community development, nation-building, and individual agency in post-colonial Kenya. He is a former Fulbright fellow and an award-winning teacher and coach.
PhD Candidate (ABD), Michigan State University; B.A., History, Loyola University, New Orleans (2004)
Africa to 1880
Africa from 1880
Sports & Society in 20th Century Africa
Religion, Law, & Human Rights in Africa
Areas of Expertise
History of Education