Bianca Murillo is a Professor of History at California State University, Dominguez Hills. She was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her Ph.D. in History at the University of California at Santa Barbara with concentrations in African History, Colonialism and empire, and Feminist Studies. Her work draws on extensive archival and oral history research conducted in the U.K., Europe, and West Africa and has been funded by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation and Fulbright-Hays. Her book Market Encounters: Consumer Cultures in Twentieth Century Ghana (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2017) is a history of global capitalism that investigates how race, gender, and power are constructed through commercial networks. Her writing has been published in the journals Africa, Enterprise & Society, and Gender & History. Contact: bmurillo8@csudh.edu Faculty page link here

Header photo: Ring Road to Circle at Sunset. Accra, Ghana 2007