David Westley

David Westley was born in Madison, Wisconsin, USA and received a Masters in Library Science and a PhD in African Languages and Literature both from the University of Wisconsin. He taught English and African Literature at the Northeast College of Arts and Science in Maiduguri, Nigeria and Hausa and Introductory Linguistics at Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria. He taught Hausa and African Studies courses at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.For the past 24 years he has served as Bibliographer at the African Studies Library at Boston University in Massachusetts, USA. He has published numerous bibliographies and book reviews on many different Africa related topics. He lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA.