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Assistant Professor of Histo...


Williamstown, US

A historian of modern Africa, my primary research interest is African social history with special emphasis on modern East Africa and 20th century urban Africa.

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Currently working on a book manuscript examining the social history of militarized Kampala, the capital of Uganda, between 1966 and 1986.

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Research projects explore the intersections between postcolonial military rule, gender, and health and healing in urban East Africa.


Assistant Professor of History
Williams (Mar 2019 - present)