Visiting Assistant Professor of History
307 Ramer History House


  • Ph.D., University of the Witwatersrand
  • M.A., Rhodes University
  • B.A., Fordham University

Teaching Interests: History of Africa, South Africa, and the Atlantic World; colonialism and decolonization, anti-apartheid struggles, migration and mobility

Research Interests: History of Africa, South Africa, the Cape Colony in the Atlantic World; xenophobia, foreignness, migration and mobility, political subjectivity

Selected Publications

“‘Beyond the Pale’: The ‘Foreigner’ in the Politics of the ‘Frontier’ in the Fish River Marches of the British Cape Colony, c. 1830-1850,” South African Historical Journal 73, no. 2 (2021): 361-380.

“Contested Space and Citizenship in Grahamstown, South Africa,” Journal of Asian and African Studies 53, no. 1 (2018): 20-33.

“The ‘African University’ as a Site of Protest: Decolonisation, Praxis, and the Black Student Movement at the University Currently Known as Rhodes.” Interface 8, no. 2 (2016): 184-210.