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.
"After this election, we shouldn't come together" Aljazeera.com
“A Racist Put on a Hat and Disappeared, Or, Conservatism is White Nationalism” ReligionDispatches.org
“On Kenosha and the Difficulty Recognising Nazism in the US” Aljazeera.com
"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
“The Plantation On Fire” The Interchange. August 11, 2020.
"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