Hassana Alidou, a 1997 PhD alumna of the Linguistics Department, known as a distinguished figure in the field of African studies and a strong advocate for promoting education in Africa, has passed away.

We extend our condolences to those who knew her in our department and to her family, friends, and those whose lives she touched. For more information on the dedication and impact of her career, see AAI Statement on the Passing of H.E. Hassana Alidou