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Emmanuel Boundzéki Dongala (born 1941) is a Congolese chemist and novelist. He is currently Richard B. Fisher Chair in Natural Sciences at Bard College at Simon's Rock.
Total Books: 13
In 1997, he was dean of the Marien Ngouabi University in Brazzaville when war broke out in Congo-Brazzaville. Bard President Leon Botstein, who has aided a number of refugee professors, offered him a job teaching chemistry at the American college.
As a chemist, his specialty is stereochemistry and asymmetric synthesis, as well as environmental toxicology.
He is the author of a number of award-winning novels including Johnny Mad Dog (French: Johnny Chien Méchant) and Little Boys Come from the Stars. His work is featured in the Penguin Book of Modern African Poetry, and he has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.