Training Faculty, Population Studies Center.
Professor, Center for Afroamerican and African Studies.
Professor Whatley has been on the economics faculty at the University of Michigan since 1981. In 1992 he also joined the faculty of the Center for Afro-American and African Studies. He received his PhD in economics from Stanford University in 1982 and he is known primarily for his research on the economic history of African American in the 20th century United States. He is currently researching the impact of the Atlantic slave trade on the development of African economies since 1450.
For more information please see the personal and departmental pages for Warren Whatley at left.