Ph.D. 1978 University of Michigan
Room 1031 Social Sciences
Historical and Comparative; Political Sociology; Sociology of Development; Nationalism; Race Relations; Social Movements; Democratic Theory; Sociology of Higher Education.
"Nationalism and the Politics of Exclusion: An Historical Sociology of Tanzanian Nationalism,” a book manuscript exploring how processes of exclusion with respect to internal and external others (i.e. racial minorities and non-citizens) have shaped nationalism and the nation-building project during the colonial, state socialist, and neo-liberal eras.
“Neoliberal Capitalism and the Death of Politics in Africa.” 2009. Symposium on African Politics. Newsletter of the Political Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association. Spring: 1, 3, 4.
“Nation Building in Post-Colonial Nation-States: The Cases of Tanzania and Fiji,” with Erik Larson. 2009. International Social Science Journal 192:169-182.
“Historians and the Study of Social Protest,” with Brian Dill. 2007. Pp. 267-311 in Handbook of Social Movements Across the Disciplines, edited by C. Roggeband and B. Klandermans. New York: Springer Publishers.
“Nation-States Confront the Global: Discourses of Indigenous Rights in Fiji and Tanzania,” with Erik Larson. 2007. Sociological Quarterly 48(4):801-831.
“From Race to Citizenship: The Indigenization Debate in Post-Socialist Tanzania.” 2003. Studies in Comparative International Development 38(1): 43-63.
“The Politics of Race and Nation: Citizenship and Africanization in Tanganyika.” 2001. Pp. 53-90 in Political Power and Social Theory, Vol. 14, edited by D. E. Davis. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science.