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Hazel M. McFerson

Professor Emerita
Hazel M. McFerson



Robinson Hall A 225, MSN: 3F4
Fairfax, Virginia 22033

AffiliationAfrican and African American Studies



Dr. McFerson holds a PhD in politics from Brandeis University, an MA from the Fletcher School of International Law and Diplomacy, and a BA in sociology from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. She was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Asia and the Pacific, Manila, Philippines, and is currently a Fulbright Specialist. She has traveled extensively and lived and worked in the South Pacific, the Caribbean, Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East.

Areas of Research

  • Gender
  • Conflict
  • Development in Nonwestern Societies
  • Governance
  • Conflict and Development in Nonwestern Societies
  • Comparative Race and Ethnic Relations
  • Political Development and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa