Dr. Michael C. Reed received his PhD from the University of Washington (Seattle). He is currently an Independent Consultant for the Human Service, Nonprofit, and Education Sectors. In the past, he has worked at Western Michigan University, for companies in Washington DC and Seattle, Washington, and has done anthropological fieldwork on a Fulbright in Gabon.
2002 0-7734-6866-8 This edited work by Dr. Reed and Dr. Barnes is a strong collection of essays on Gabon from leading scholars of the region and is a collection that truly lives up to its professed goal of presenting interdisciplinary approaches. It discusses issues such as contemporary politics, AIDS and Ebola, environmental policies, food production crises, and the history of pre-colonial Gabon.