Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology; Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies, Harvard University.
Research interests: The making and unmaking of colonial society; the nature of the postcolony; the late modern world viewed from the Global South; and southern Africa.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) (Fall 2021). Berenson Fellow, Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies; Heinz Heinen Fellow, Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies, Bonn University.
Research interests: Early modern Mediterranean; race and slavery; trans-Saharan trade; Hausaland; Borno; Sicily; mobility and forced migrations; and legacies of race in Italy.