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Rebecca E. Wall - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Rebecca E. Wall

Assistant Professor of History | Loyola Marymount University


Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Education (3)

Stanford University: M.A., History 2015

Stanford University: Ph.D., History 2020

Dartmouth College: B.A., History 2011

Areas of Expertise (8)

Climate History

Digital Humanities

Global History

Environmental History

Postcolonial, Colonial, & Precolonial African History

Science, Technology, & Society

Transnational History

History of Migration

Accomplishments (7)

Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellow, Stanford Humanities Center

2019 - 2020

African and African Diaspora Studies Program Dissertation Fellowship (declined)

2019 - 2020

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship


Susan Ford Dorsey Fellowship for Field Research in Africa, Stanford Center for African Studies

2016 - 2017

Teaching and Dissertation Fellow, Stanford Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity (declined)

2019 - 2020

Digital Humanities Graduate Research Fellowship, Stanford Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis

2018 - 2019

Capacity Building and Public-Engagement Grant, Stanford Center on Global Poverty


Affiliations (4)

  • African Studies Association : Member
  • American Society for Environmental History : Member
  • West African Research Association : Member
  • American Historical Association : Member

Articles (3)

1970s Drought, State Crisis, and Opportunities for Transnational River Development in the Senegal Basin

African Studies Review

Published, December 2021

Introduction to the Senegal Liberations Project

Esclavages & post-Esclavages/Slaveries and Post Slaveries

Published 2021

Priorities in dam management: an interdisciplinary analysis of health as a component of the food-energy-water nexus in the Senegal River Basin

Environmental Science & Policy

Published 2022