Edmond J. Keller is chair and professor of political science at the University of California, Los Angeles, and director of the Globalization Research Center–Africa. He is the author of two monographs, including Revolutionary Ethiopia: From Empire to People’s Republic, and coeditor of six volumes on African politics and public policy.
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Ralph J. Bunche, the United Nations, and the Decolonization of Africa
Edited by Robert A. Hill and Edmond J. Keller
Ralph J. Bunche (1904–1971), winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950, was a key U.S. diplomat in the planning and creation of the United Nations in 1945. In 1947 he was invited to join the permanent UN Secretariat as director of the new Trusteeship Department.