Education

  • Ph.D., Yale

Selected Publications

Books

Co-authored books

Edited Volumes

Edited books

 

Edited journals

 

Editor

Global African Voices book series, Indiana University Press

Translations

  • Alain Mabanckou. The Tears of the Black Man (Le Sanglot de l’Homme Noir). Indiana University Press, Global African Voices series (2018).
  • Emmanuel Dongala. Jazz and Palm Wine (Jazz et vin de palme). Indiana University Press, Global African Voices series (2017).
  • Abdourahman Waberi. Harvest of Skulls (Moisson de crânes). Indiana University Press, Global African Voices series (2017).
  • Sony Labou Tansi. The Shameful State (L’état honteux). Indiana University Press, Global African Voices series (2016).

Honors and Awards

  • Officier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, French government, 2016
  • Elected to the Academy of Europe (Academia Europaea), September 2015
  • German-American Fulbright Commission Award (Germany and Belgium), 2011
  • Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, French government, 2007

Fellowships, Residencies and Other Appointments

  • Visiting Fellow, CRASSH, Cambridge University, U.K., 2004
  • Visiting Professor, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France, 2009
  • Invited Researcher, Musée Quai Branly, Paris, France, 2010
  • German-American Fulbright Commission Award (Germany and Belgium), 2011
  • Inaugural Magnet Scholar, Amherst Five-College Faculty Seminar, April 2011
  • Research Professor, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, 2011-2012
  • Visiting Fellow, Humanities Research Centre, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 2015
  • Distinguished Foreign Visiting Scholar, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, 2015
  • Visiting Scholar, Faculty Enhancement Program, University of Montana, March 2016