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Brooke Durham

Brooke Durham

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Brooke Durham is a PhD candidate in the History Department at Stanford University. She is an Enhancing Diversity n Graduate Education (EDGE) fellow and mentor. Brooke is committed to increasing the visibility of diverse scholars in the humanities and social sciences. Her research interests include North and West African history and French history. Brooke’s dissertation focuses on local and non-governmental organizations during decolonization in 1950s and 1960s Algeria, in which Europeans and Algerians worked together to solve pressing social problems. Brooke’s contribution to Algerian social history underscores the interpersonal and organizational tensions in transcending binaries of race, religion and colonial status.