PublicationsBooks Buying Time: Debt and Mobility in the Western Indian Ocean,
Ohio University Press (2018) Articles and Book Chapters
“Deeds of Freed Slaves: Manumission and Economic and Social Mobility in Pre-Abolition Zanzibar,” in Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition,
eds. Robert W. Harms, Bernard K. Freamon and David W. Blight, (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013), 162-179.
“Trafficking in Persianness: Richard Burton between Mimicry and Similitude in Indian Ocean and Persianate Worlds,” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East,
vol. 30, no. 3 (2010), 491-511.
“Being Baysar: (In)flexible Identities in East Africa,” The MIT Electronic Journal of Middle East Studies
5 (Fall 2005): 34-42. Reviews
Gwyn Campbell, Suzanne Miers, and Joseph C. Miller, eds. Women and Slavery.
Volume I: Africa, the Indian Ocean World, and the Medieval Atlantic.
Volume II: The Modern Atlantic
(Athens: Ohio University Press, 2007), in African Studies Review, 53:1 (April 2010): 166-167. Popular Publications and Media
“A Century of HIV
,” Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective
12:3 (December 2018).
With Jesse Kwiek and Kathy Lancaster, “HIV/AIDS: Past, Present and Future
” History Talk Podcast,
“Searching for Wakanda: The African Roots of the Black Panther Story,
” Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective
, 15 February 2018. (Republished by Quartz Digital Media as “Black Panther’s Wakanda Has Historical Roots in Nuclear-age Congo”
27 February 2018).