I am a 5th-year PhD candidate motivated by questions of intimacy, care and value in relation to rural places. I am interested in understanding what constitutes an "environment," how environments are made livable, and how we become attached to each other in their midst. My dissertation approaches...Full Profile »
My research concerns the intimate dynamics of mediation, particularly the places and things that piece together our worlds and drive us to feel that we can make larger speculations about others and about human nature. I explore these conceptual interests within the the landscapes (and histories...Full Profile »
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My work focuses on Yorùbá movie production along the Benin–Nigeria border. I explore how this small-scale moviemaking allows producers to negotiate strategies for peaceful Christian–Muslim coexistence, express mutual veneration for indigenous Yorùbá divinities, and form new connections between...Full Profile »
My research investigates the experience of military veterans reintegrating into the civilian world. I am interested in how discourses of war and trauma shape the experience of people trying to reconcile the complex ethical dilemmas that materialize in these environments.
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