TEACHING & RESEARCH INTERESTS
International Political Theory, Politics of Knowledge, Anti-colonial/ De-colonial Thought, Empire, Feminism.
COURSES TAUGHT - UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM
INT 201: Evolution of the Nation State
INT 202: International Conflict and Cooperation
INT 203: International Social Movements
INT 301: Senior Seminar - The Politics of Knowledge
INT 368: Culture and Inequality
INT 388: Gender and International Relations
INT 388: Postcolonialism and International Relations
COURSES TAUGHT - GRADUATE PROGRAM
INT 405 Culture and Inequality
INT 406 Global Empires
INT 500 Postcolonialism and International Relations
INT 590 Thesis Research I
2009. Ph.D. Political Science, Trinity College, University of Dublin.
1999. M. Phil. (First class honors), Peace Studies, Trinity College, University of Dublin.
1996. B.A. (High honors), Political Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
2017. Editor with Isaac Kamola. Politics of African Anticolonial Archive, London: Rowman and Littlefield.
2017. “Curating and Politics: Searching for coherency in african anticolonial archive” in el-Malik and Kamola, Politics of African Anticolonial Archive. London: Rowman and Littlefield. Pp. 51-70.
2016. “Reading Imaginative Futures Across Historical Moments; Or speaking surreptitiously in imperial centers.” Contexto Internacional, Special Issue: Decolonial Temporalities: Plural Pasts, Irreducible Presents, Open Futures. Pp. 803-824.
2015. “Why Orientalism Still Matters: Reading “casual forgetting” and “active remembering” as neoliberal contestation in international politics.” Review of International Studies, 1-23. doi:10.1017/S0260210514000473
2014. “Against Epistemic Totalitarianism: The insurrectional politics of Bessie Head.” Journal of Contemporary African Studies 34(4), 493-505.
2014. “Interruptive Discourses: Léopold Senghor, African Emotion and the poetry of politics." African Identities 12(3), 1-13 DOI 10.1080/14725843.2014.961280
2014. “Rattling the Binary: Symbolic power, gender, and embodied colonial legacies.” Politics, Groups, and Identities 2(1): 1-16.
2013. “Intellectual Work “In-the-World”: Women’s Writing and Anti-colonial Thought in Africa.” Irish Studies in International Affairs vol. 24: 101-120.
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