Elvis Nkome Ngome began his post-secondary education at the University of Buea in 2006/7 and graduated with a B.A in History with Minors in Sociology and Anthropology/Archaeology in 2009. He later gained admission into the Master’s program and defended his thesis entitled “Colonialism, The Basel Mission and Traditional Authority in Mwetug-land, Bakossi 1891…” receiving an MA in Political and Cultural History in 2013. Following his successful completion of the MA, later got admission into the Ph.D program at the Dep’t of History, University of Yaounde 1, in 2014/2015. He defended his Ph.D in History with specialization in social and economic History of Africa in May 2021. His research interest cuts across Cultural history, colonial and post-colonial Africa, ethnographic research, museum studies, conflicts/security/peace studies, and land issues in Africa. He taught social Archaeology, History and Museum studies at the Department of History and African Studies. Besides, he has also served as Research Assistant for two years for the Anglophone Regions of Cameroon under the ‘Blaue Reiter Pfosten’ Project and the Max von Stetten Collections from Cameroon during the German colonial era, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Arts and Culture and Museum Fünf Kontinente, in Germany.
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