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educator , historian

John E. Flint was Canadian historian. Fellow Royal History Society, Royal Society of Canada; member Canadian Association African Studies, Canadian History Association, Nigerian History Association, African Studies Association United Kingdom.

Background

Flint, John E. was born on May 17, 1930 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Son of Alfred Edgar and Sarah (Pickup) Flint.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Cambridge, 1952;Master of Arts, University Cambridge, 1954;Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1957.

Career

Assistant lecturer, lecturer, reader colonial history, King's College, U. London, 1954-1967;visiting professor, Fulbright fellow, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1960-1961;visiting professor, head history Department, University Nigeria, Nsukka, 1963-1964;professor of history, Dalhousie U., since 1967;director African Studies Centre, Dalhousie U., 1967-1992;professor emeritus, since 1993. Member academic panel Canada Council, 1967-1968, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada.

Works

Membership

Fellow Royal History Society, Royal Society of Canada. Member Canadian Association African Studies, Canadian History Association, Nigerian History Association, African Studies Association United Kingdom.

Connections

Married Nezhat Sepanj, September 19, 1975. Children: Helen Sarah, Richard John.

father:
Alfred Edgar Flint

mother:
Sarah (Pickup) Flint

spouse:
Nezhat Sepanj

children:
Helen Sarah Flint

Richard John Flint