Isaac Saney

Director, Transition Year Program

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Research Topics:
  • Cuban Affairs
  • African Studies

Isaac Saney has taught in the Transition Year Program for over twenty years. He holds a PhD in history from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London in the United Kingdom. SOAS is recognized as one the world's premiere centres for the study of Africa. The dissertation focuses on the intersection of Cuban and southern African history. His teaching has encompassed courses on Africa, the Caribbean, Cuba, and Black Canadian history. He is the author of the widely acclaimed book Cuba: A Revolution in Motion (London: Zed Books, 2004). He is also an Adjunct Professor in history at Saint Mary’s University.