Research Interests: Energy use and infrastructure in African cities; anthropology of the state; comparative postsocialisms; China/Africa relations, and urban popular culture.
Research Interests: Ethics/value theory
Research Interests: African history with specializations in East and Southern Africa, Madagascar, the Indian Ocean, French empire, slavery, slave trades, religion, and literacy
Research Interests: Notable historical and current relationships between African Americans and Africans on the continent of Africa
Research Interests: Public health approaches to preventing or slowing cognitive decline in older African Americans