The David D. Laitin papers contain speeches, notes, writings, correspondence, dissertations, pamphlets, bulletins, serial
issues, and other printed matter relating to the history, language, political, and social conditions of Somalia in particular
and the Horn of Africa in general.
David D. Laitin was born on June 4, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York. He received his B.A. in political science with high honors
from Swarthmore College in 1967, his M.A. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968, and his
Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1974.
23 manuscript boxes
(9.6 linear feet)
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The collection is open for research.