Anne Marie Stoner-Eby


                                        
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Bainbridge, PA 17502                                                                                               One College Ave., Box 3051
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Academic Employment

Fall 2003 to present:    Assistant Professor of History, Messiah College, Grantham, Pennsylvania

Courses Taught
IDSB 200 Introduction to African Studies (Fall 2003)
HIS 360 African History I, Earliest Times to 1800 (Fall 2004)
HIS 360 African History II, 1800 to Present (Fall 2006)            
HIS 360 History of the Middle East (Spring 2004)
HIS 106 Western Civilization, 1500-Present (Fall 2003, Fall 2004)
HIS 153 European Missionaries in Africa (J-term 2004, 2005)
HIS 357 European Imperialism (Spring 2005)
HIS 313 Women and Gender in History (meets Women’s Studies Minor requirement) (Fall 2004)
HIS 304 Historical Study of Peace (meets Peace and Conflict Studies Minor reqmnt) (Spring 2006)

Education

Ph.D.    History, December 2003, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dissertation:      African Leaders Engage Mission Christianity: Anglicans in Tanzania, 1876-1926
    Advisor:        Dr. Steven Feierman
    Fellowship:  Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, United States Department of Education
    Field Exams: 
     Certificate:        World History             

M.A.    History, August 1996, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    M.A. Thesis:    U.S. Policy towards Namibia during the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations
    M.A. Exams:  
                 • Colonial Rebellions in Eastern and Southern Africa
                 • Theories of the New European Imperialism of the Late Nineteenth Century
                
B.S.    May 1989, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia
    Social Work major; English minor; graduated summa cum laude


Academic Presentations
    
Christian Mwalimu: Language, Identity, and Power Amongst Anglican Mission Teachers in late Nineteenth Century Tanzania.  Presented November 2004 at the African Studies Association annual meeting, New Orleans, LA

"Our Mother Has Very Much Increased Her Children": Mission Narratives from Young African Teachers in Southeastern Tanzania, 1888-1896.  Presented November 2003 at the African Studies Association annual meeting, Boston, MA.

Changing English Missionary Minds:  African Clergy and Education for Girls in Tanzania, 1885-1915.  Presented March 2003 at the Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies, New Brunswick, NJ.

"But Now We See Each Other by Faith, Indeed in our Prayers": The Letters of Teacher Agnes Sapuli of Southeastern Tanzania to her Mission Sponsor in England, 1898-1912.  Presented December 2002 at the African Studies Association annual meeting, Washington, DC.

Not Merely Cooks: The Missionary Wives of the African Leadership of the Universities’ Mission to Central Africa, 1880-1940.  October 1999.  Invited presentation at the "Gender in Empire and Commonwealth" seminar series organized by Dr. Deborah Gaitskell, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, England.

Not Merely Cooks: The Missionary Wives of the African Leadership of the Universities’ Mission to Central Africa, 1880-1940.  April 1998.  Presented at the North Atlantic Missiology Project (NAMP) conference, "Missions in the High Imperial Era, 1880-1910," Cambridge, England.  Conference supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.  Received NAMP travel award.

Education and Missionaries’ Mental Landscapes: The Universities’ Mission to Central Africa and the Peoples of Southeastern Tanzania, 1876-1914.  November 1997.  Presented at the African Studies Association annual meeting, Columbus, OH.

"Almost a Christian": The Intersecting Landscapes of the Universities’ Mission to Central Africa and the Peoples of Southeastern Tanzania, 1876-1901.  May 1997.  Presented at "Africans Meeting Missionaries: Rethinking Colonial Encounters" conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.  Awarded travel grant from conference organizers.


Works in Progress

" We Shall Meet in Heaven": Letters from an African Women Teacher to her Mission Sponsor in England, 1898-1912, proposal submitted for book publication.

"I called him to stop him from doing anything uncivilized which was forbidden in unyago": African Anglican Clergy Christianize Initiation in Southeastern Tanzania, 1897-1926," to be part of a panel entitled Inventing Orthodoxy: Africans Shaping Mission Christianity During the Colonial  Era, paper and panel submitted to the African Studies Association annual meeting, November 2005, Washington, D.C.
    
"I called him to stop him from doing anything uncivilized which was forbidden in unyago": African Anglican Clergy Christianize Initiation in Southeastern Tanzania, 1897-1926," to be submitted to  the Journal of Religion in Africa.
    
Biographical essays on ten early African priests and three early African women teachers of the Anglican church in southeastern Tanzania, to be published in the Dictionary of African Christian Biography, an ongoing project overseen by the of the Overseas Ministries Studies Center, New Haven, Connecticut.

"Changing English Missionary Minds:  African Clergy and Education for Girls in Tanzania, 1885-1915" to be submitted for journal publication.


Academic Service

Lecture, "Why Study African History," Messiah College, April 26, 2005

Judge, National History Day competition for regional middle and high school students, Messiah College, April 9, 2005

Member, Peace and Conflict Studies Initiative Committee, Messiah College, Fall 2004 to present

Faculty Advisor, African Student Union, Messiah College, Fall 2004 to present

Faculty Resource, History Club, Messiah College, Fall 2003 to present

Discussant, "African Voices in African History" panel, Scholar for a Day seminar with Terence Ranger, April 2001, sponsored by African Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania

Planning Committee Member, Scholar for a Day seminar with Johannes Fabian, March 1999, sponsored by African Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania

Academic Awards

2005-2006    Internal Grant award, Messiah College

2004-2005    Vocation Grant award, Messiah College

2004-2008    Work Load Reallocation Program, Messiah College

2004-2005    Conference Participation Fund award, Messiah College

2003-2004    Conference Participation Fund award, Messiah College

2001-2002     Mellon Dissertation Fellowship, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania

2000-2001    Non-service award, History Department, University of Pennsylvania

1999-2000    Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, United States Department of Education

Summer 1998    Pre-dissertation research and travel award, Ford Foundation Workshop on Problematics of States and Identities, University of Pennsylvania

April 1998        Travel award, North Atlantic Missiology Project (NAMP) conference, "Missions in the High Imperial Era, 1880-1910," April 1998, Cambridge, England

1997-1998        Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship, African Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania

Summer 1997        Pre-dissertation research and travel award, Mellon Seminar on Theory and Practices of History, History Department, University of Pennsylvania

May 1997        Travel award from conference organizers, "Africans Meeting Missionaries: Rethinking Colonial Encounters," May 1997, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1996-1997    Research Assistantship, African Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania
                    Edited African Studies Newsletter


International Experience

Tanzania        Dissertation research, Dar es Salaam and Masasi, 1999-2000
        Pre-dissertation trips, Dar es Salaam and Masasi, 1998 and 1997

England      Dissertation research, Oxford, 1999
         Pre-dissertation trips, Oxford, 1998 and 1997

Zambia         Program Coordinator, Anti AIDS Project, Lusaka, 1992-1993
            (seconded by Mennonite Central Committee)

Europe        Traveled in twelve countries for three months, 1990

Middle East    Semester in Israel, Egypt, and Jordan with Eastern Mennonite University, 1986

Ethiopia         Lived with parents in Addis Ababa (ages 9 to 14), 1976-1981    


Work Experience


Primary care-giver for terminally-ill mother, Bainbridge, PA, 1993-1994

Program Manager, Anti AIDS Project, Lusaka, Zambia, 1992-1993
    (seconded by Mennonite Central Committee)

Research Assistant, Refugee Policy Group, Washington, D.C., 1992

Intern, Horn of Africa Program, Fund for Peace, Washington, D.C., 1991

Program Coordinator, Bethany Women’s Center, Washington, D.C., 1989-1990
    (seconded by Mennonite Board of Missions)

Professional Affiliations

African Studies Association
North American Conference on British Studies
World History Association
American Historical Association


Citizenship Status

United States citizen


References

available upon request