SELECTED PUBLICATIONS​

  • “Rwanda and Ethiopia: Developmental Authoritarianism and the New Politics of African Strong Men.” Pending Publication (Fall 2015) in the African Studies Review.
  • “Good for Business: Corporate Social Responsibility and Neoliberal Economics in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.” International Association of Political Science Students’ 6th Annual Conference. Budva, Montenegro. 2013.
  • “Boko Haram is Not Al Qaeda.” The Washington Post. January 13, 2015.
  • “The Boko Haram Insurgency By the Numbers.” The Washington Post. October 4, 2014.
  • “Ethiopian Activists Fight US-Backed Land Seizures.” The Nation and Foreign Policy in Focus. September 9, 2014.
  • “Shadow Justice in Nigeria.” Warscapes. June 27, 2014;
  • “Responsibility Without Capacity.” Warscapes. April 27, 2014;
  • “Orwell in Nairobi.” Warscapes. April 15, 2014.
  • “Kony 2014?” The Atlantic. March 28 2014.
  • “Rwandan Bonsais.” The Nation and Foreign Policy in Focus. January 23, 2014.
  • “Can the Central African Republic’s First Female Leader Fend off Genocide?” The Atlantic. January 24, 2014;
  • “Are We Pivoting to Africa Rather than Asia?” The Atlantic. October 6, 2013;
  • “What does the Nairobi Massacre Mean for Terror in Africa?” The Atlantic. September 25, 2013.