Trevor Getz

Professor and Chair of History
Area of expertise: 

History of Africa

Colonialism in Africa

Apartheid and reconciliation

Oral history

World history: 1850 - present

Trevor Getz is an expert on how countries transition to post-conflict healing, particularly after ethnic conflict, and he also studies how societies collectively think about the past and portray it in museums and monuments.
Highest Degree: 
Ph.D., University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-7561