I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre on Population Dynamics at McGill University, and I am also a visiting assistant professor at the African School of Economics.


I graduated from Université de Montréal in August 2020 with a Ph.D. in economics.


My research interests are at the intersection of development economics, economic history, and political economics.



The Historical Determinants of Gender Roles: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

2014 - 2020

Ph.D. in Economics, Université de Montréal, Canada

“Disease, Drought, and Development: Effects of the 1890s Cattle Plague in Sub-Saharan Africa”,  2019. With Raphael Godefroy and Joshua Lewis.

“Demographic Shocks and Restrictions on Women’s Sexuality: Evidence from the Trans-Saharan Slave Trade”, 2019.

2009- 2012

Msc. in Economics and Statistics (ISSEA), Yaounde, Cameroon

2005 - 2008

Bsc. Degree in Mathematics, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon