George Kintiba is a Lecturer and a Coordinator of a Certificate in African Studies in the African American Studies Department at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research, writing, and teaching are focused on Africa and African Diaspora, with a particular interest on memory and heritage of slavery, forced migrations, religion-race-slavery, pre-colonial and post-colonial Africa, independence movements, African Diaspora, and Blacks in world politics.

George was a visiting Adjunct-professor in the History Departments at Howard University and Virginia Commonwealth University. He is an active member of the American Historical Association and Association of African Historians. He has published critical and insightful articles on African Empires of Western Sudan and West Central Africa in the International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. He has contributed to a book chapter entitled Marcus Mosiah Garvey: The Man and his Philosophy in Early Black Thinkers in the Diaspora and their Conceptualizations of Africa. George is currently completing a book on Catholicism and the Kingdom of Kongo: Early Religious Resistance Movements. He is also engaging in an Oral History Project in Prince George County, Maryland.

George holds a M.A. (1996) in History and Religions (Institut Saint Eugene de Mazenod affiliated to Urbaniana University (Rome), a M.A. (2009) in History and Religious Studies and Ph.D. (2014) in History from Howard University, where he was trained in the questions of slavery, race, religion, colonialism, and Blacks in world politics.

Areas of Interest

  • Memory and Heritage of Slavery • Forced Migrations • Religion, Race, and Slavery • Pre-Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa • Independence Movements • African Diaspora • Oral History • Blacks in world politics
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