Tag: Political Economy

Omar Ali

Omar H. Ali is Dean of Lloyd International Honors College and Professor of Global and Comparative African Diaspora History at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He explores┬áthe making of the African Diaspora in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean worlds from the early modern period to the present. Selected as The Carnegie Foundation North Carolina Professor of the Year,… Read more →

Charles Piot

Piot received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. He is the Chair and Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African and African American Studies at Duke University. He does research on the political economy and history of rural West Africa.┬áHis first book, Remotely Global: Village Modernity in West Africa (1999), attempted to retheorize a classic out-of-the-way place as within the… Read more →