Ivan Van Sertima – Author Profile


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Ivan Gladstone Van Sertima was a Guyanese-born associate professor of Africana Studies at Rutgers University in the United States. He was best known for his Olmec alternative origin speculations, a brand of pre-Columbian contact theory, which he proposed in his book They Came Before Columbus. Wikipedia
Born: 26 January 1935, British Guiana
Died: 25 May 2009, Highland Park, New Jersey, United States
Spouse: Jacqueline Van Sertima (m. 1984–2009)
Field: Africana studies
Education: SOAS, University of London, University of London, Rutgers University