Writing in Black Studies.
Currently Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at Knox College.
Doctorate completed at Columbia University’s Middle East, South Asia and African Studies Department (MESAAS), with a focus on African Studies. Dissertation "The Bleaching Carceral: Police, Native and Location in Nairobi, 1844-1906." Dissertation Supervisor: Dr. Joseph Massad.
Master’s degree in African American Studies from the Institute for Research in African American Studies, Columbia. Thesis "Subaltern Pan-Africanism: Rethinking "Race" and the "Post-colonial" state." Supervised by Dr. Manning Marable.
Current research interests include police power, race, colonial sexualities, white settler culture, anti-blackness, nationalism and ideology, indigeneity as anti-colonial anarchism before Anarchism, urbanity especially in East Africa and the United States.
Teaching interests include policing, the raced city, comparative apartheids, the global black lives matter movement, the nation-form and citizen subject formation, patriotism as racist ideology, the intellectual histories and literatures of Africa and the African Diaspora.
"The American media is not a cop-watch programme” Aljazeera.com
”He was no angel: The Rallying Cry of the Lynching Bee" MiddleEastEye.net
"To loot a Revolution" Aljazeera.com
"An Appeal -- Bring the Maroon to the Foreground in Black Intellectual History" AAIHS.org
"The Racists' Peace" Aljazeera.com
"Black liberal, Your Time is Up" Aljazeera.com
"For Ahmaud" Aljazeera.com
"Out of Pandemic Anti-Blackness, a Case for Pan-Africanism" Aljazeera.com
"'We'll Hold The Police Accountable!': The Useful Meaninglessnesses of Liberal-speak." AAIHS.org
"In(Articulate) While Black" AAIHS.org
"Meet the Candidates' Blacks" Aljazeera.com
"Patriotism is Racist" Aljazeera.com
"There is no Relatively Benign Version of Settler-Colonialism" AAIHS.org
“Re-shelve civil rights, we need something stronger today” Aljazeera.com
“MAGA Dale is Not a Good Guy” Aljazeera.com
"The Blackface Game in the App Store You Probably Didn't Know Existed" Blavity.com
“Why I believe that a White Professor Using the n-word out of Academic Interest is often an Excuse to Enjoy Using the Word.” Blavity.com
"On Anti-Colonial Rebellion and Pushing Back on Liberal Co-option" It's Going Down. June 12, 2020.
"No Time for Black Liberals" ThisisHell! June 9, 2020.
"Hansel and Grethel" The Bare Life Review.
Dissertation: “The Bleaching Carceral: Police, Native and Location in Nairobi 1844, 1906
Three Studies Brittle Paper
Poems SX Salon
Old Friend, We Made This for You
THE OCEANIST; Diaries of a Seafarer with an Adult Doll