1. Gender, Separatist Politics, and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon (University of Michigan Press, 2019) (access here)
- Winner of the 2020 Frances Richardson Keller-Sierra Prize, given annually by the Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) to recognize the best monograph in the field of history.
- The Washington Post 2020 Summer Reading List.
- “Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars.” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, October 17, 2019.
- Awino Okech, “Cite African Feminists: Some Readings.” Medium, October 4, 2018.
- Ioana Danaila, “Gender, Separatist Politics, and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon” The African Book Review, January 31, 2021.
- Nancy Henaku, “A Review of Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué’s Gender, Separatist Politics, and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon” AfricanFeminism, November 10, 2020.
- Kim Yi Dionne, “This New Book Highlights Women’s Roles in Cameroon’s Separatist Politics” Washington Post, July 27, 2020.
2. Diasporas in Africa (in progress; learn more here)
Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters (Selected)
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Olinga Travels: A Transnational History of an East African.” In progress.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “’Vous Semblez ne pas Connaître l’Histoire’: Historicizing the Political Afterlives of Cameroon’s First Ladies.” In progress.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “‘Where are all the Women who used to be Good Athletes in their School Days?’: Sports and Gendered Leisure in Anglophone Cameroon in the 1960s and 1970s.” In Africa Every Day: Fun, Leisure, and Expressive Culture on the Continent. Edited by Kemi Balogun, Lisa Gilman, Melissa Graboyes, and Habib Iddrisu, 145-154. Ohio University Press, 2019.
- Africa Every Day: Fun, Leisure, and Expressive Culture on the Continent is the winner of the 2020 African Studies Review Prize for the best Africa-focused anthology or edited collection (inaugural year). More information here.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Over-Making Nyanga: Mastering ‘Natural’ Beauty and Disciplining Excessive Bodily Practices in Metropolitan Cameroon.” African Studies Review Vol. 62, Issue 2 (June 2019): 175-198.
- Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Trop Faire le Nyanga : De la Maitrise de la Beauté «Naturelle» Au Contrôle des Pratiques Corporelles Excessives dans les Centres Urbains Du Cameroun.” Traduction française par Séverine Bates (French translation by Séverine Bates).
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Gender and (Militarized) Secessionist Movements in Africa: An African Feminist’s Reflections.” Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism Vol. 17, No. 2 (2018): 338-358.
- Nana Afua Yeboaa Brantuo, Terza A. Silva-Neves, and Namupa Shivute, “African Feminist Perspectives Matter: A Reading List.” Black Women Radicals July 22, 2020.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “The Anlu Rebellion.” In The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History. Edited by Thomas Spear. New York: Oxford University Press, March 2018.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Intellectual Housewives, Journalism, and Anglophone Nationalism in Cameroon, 1961-72.” Journal of West African History Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2017): 67-92.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Housewives at Husbands’ Throats: Recalcitrant Wives and Gender Norms in a West African Nation, 1961-1972.” Gender & History Vol. 29, Issue 2 (2017): 405-422.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “African Women do not Look Good in Wigs: Gender, Beauty Rituals and Cultural Identity in Anglophone Cameroon, 1961-1972.” Feminist Africa Issue 21 (2016): 7-22.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Editorial: Gender and Sexuality in African Futurism.” Feminist Africa. Vol. 3, Issue 1. Forthcoming 2021.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Forum Introduction: Bodily Practices and Aesthetic Rituals in Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Africa.” African Studies Review. Vol. 62, Issue 2 (June 2019): 72-79.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “First Ladies of Africa: Beyond Femocracy and Wifeism?” In progress.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel, Alicia C. Decker and Maha Marouan. African Feminist Histories. Under review with Ohio University Press.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Brown Skin Women.” Africa is a Country, July 31, 2019.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Gender in Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis.” Africa is a Country, June 23, 2019.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “The Coffin Revolution: Historicizing Secessionist Intentions in English-Speaking Cameroon.” Africa is a Country, April 28, 2017.
Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Fieldwork as a Diasporan: How I Increased My Bride Price and Other Insights from the Field.” African Studies Association News, August 31, 2012. See the original/archived version here (pages 101-103).