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UT Tyler Department of History

Mickie Koster

Mickie Koster

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of History
Building: BUS 205B
Phone: 903.566.5666


B.A., Chatham College

M.A., Cleveland State University

M.B.A., Case Western Reserve University

M.A., Rice University

Ph.D., Rice University


Dr. Koster joined the History Department in 2011.  Her current manuscript is under review for publication, “The Power of the Oath: The Making of Mau Mau in Kenya, 1952-1960”. Her areas of specialization are World, Africa, African Diaspora, East Africa, Gender, Resistance and Rituals.

Courses Taught:

HIST 1301 U.S. History I

HIST 1302 U.S. History II

HIST 2321 World Civilizations I

HIST 2322 World Civilizations II

HIST 3300 Historical Methods and Research

HIST 3301 Patterns of World History

HIST 4360 African History I

HIST 4372 History of African-Americans

HIST 4397 Topics in History:  African History to 1885

HIST 4397 Topics in History:  African History since 1885

HIST 5394 Historiography