Legrand Ramsey Professor of Anthropology; Chair, Rift Valley Institute
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Africana Studies, Anthropology, Human Rights
Writer, filmmaker, anthropologist. Chair, Rift Valley Institute, research and training organization working with communities in the African Rift Valley region. Research Fellow, Bristol University; associate, Center for African Studies, SOAS, London University; board member, Media Development Loan Fund. Anthropology and Africa editor, Times Literary Supplement
;editorial board member, African Affairs
; contributor to journals and magazines including New York Review of Books, The Guardian, Granta.
Author, Warriors of the White Nile
(1982). At Bard since 2005.