Associate Professor
307 Ramer History House


  • Ph. D., Stanford University
  • Certificate in Documentary Studies, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University
  • B.A., Bowdoin College

Special Interests

modern Africa; southern Africa; Indian Ocean studies; Cold War history; historical anthropology; Afro-Asianism; Black political thought


Select Publications

Kwame Anthony Appiah. Routledge Critical Thinkers Series (London: Routledge, 2021)

Culture and Liberation: Exile Writings 1966-1985. The Africa List (London and Calcutta: Seagull Books, 2021)

Jet Lag. Object Lessons Series (New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017)

A Soviet Journey: A Critical Annotated Edition. Critical Africana Studies Series (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017)

Frantz Fanon: Toward a Revolutionary Humanism (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2015)

Unreasonable Histories: Nativism, Multiracial Lives, and the Genealogical Imagination in British Africa (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014)

Making a World after Empire: The Bandung Moment and Its Political Afterlives (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2010)