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.
Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). PhD candidate, Department of Economic History, Beihang University.
Research interests: The economic connections between the British cotton manufactures and the American cotton plantations in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, particularly on changes in productivities and exchanges of labor values and land resources.