Profiles in "African Studies" Expertise Area

  • Prof. Bruner's research engages the history of religion, violence, photography, and ethnography. He is currently engaged in a variety of community-based projects in the desert Southwest of the United States.
  • Shamara Wyllie Alhassan's work on Black women’s radical epistemologies focuses on the ways Rastafari women use livity to create communities of social justice and combat anti-black gendered racism.
  • Dr. Stribling is faculty with ASU’s Interplanetary Initiative and PI of the Space Exploration and Sustainable Development project. His research focuses on how engineered technologies contribute to global development.
  • Refugee/asylum migration and displacement, transnationalism, human rights, transitional justice, militarism, and conflict and peace in the Horn of Africa and northern Uganda.
  • Kroot is an archaeologist whose theoretical and methodological interests include political economy in past societies, stone tool analysis, and collaborative and community-based research methods.