Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Professor, Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University
Drawing on observations from an anthropological research project conducted between 2001 and 2004, "Youth Matters: Crafting Urban Space in Zambia," is a study of the social, cultural, and economic processes that are affecting young people's possibilities for becoming social adults in the rapidly growing capital Lusaka. Demonstrating how and why youth matters, the study raises critical questions abo...
Professor Emeritus of Political Science, City College of New York and Professional Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Former Editor of the Cape Times and Former Special Advisor in the Presidency in South Africa
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of International Development, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Civil Society Liaison Officer, Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Professor of History, University of Rochester
As an economic historian, with specialization in international trade and economic development, I attempt in my research and teaching to make history relevant to the main concerns of people in our contemporary world. Since the social sciences do not have laboratories, as the natural sciences do, I believe history can operate as a laboratory for the better understanding of issues that are of primary...
Assistant Professor of History, Loyola Marymount University
Born and raised in Sudan, my experiences have been marked by political instability, dictatorial governments, economic problems, conflict, and exile. I was in high school when the current round of civil war resumed. This is a state of existence that has forced every Sudanese adult person to be politically aware and active. Both in high school and university, I was actively involved in the political...