"Global problem-solvers must combine field expertise with serious academic inquiry, if we are to solve some of the world's most complex issues."  - O. N. Warnock


spelman college

Atlanta, georgia

Department of International Studies

B.A. International Studies (Honors)

Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude

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university of oxford

green templeton college, oxford, England

Department of International Development and School of Anthropology

M.Sc. Migration Studies

Honors: Lord Weidenfeld Scholarship and Leadership Programme

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columbia university

new york, new york

Department of History

M.A., African History

Honors: Richard Hofstadter Fellowship

Teaching experience

Spelman College:

Atlanta, GA

  • Adjunct Professor, Department of History; History of African Civilization, II, 1850-present 

Barnard College:

New York, NY

  • Teaching Assistant, Department of History; Introduction to African History
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of History; American Women in the 20th century

Columbia University:

New York, NY

  • Teaching Assistant, Department of History; Modern Caribbean History
  • Teagle Institute Certification in Higher Education Instruction, "Preparing Doctoral Students for 21st Century Teaching"

Imperial War Museum:

London, UK

  • Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) & The British Council
  • Research Specialist on Africa  
  • Piloted research project on Africa's contribution to World War I & World War II