B.S., University of Khartoum 1986
M.S., University of Khartoum
Ph.D., Northwestern University 2000
Cultural anthropology, medical anthropology, gender studies, population and development, sexuality, identity, poverty, social inequalities, political economy, and diaspora and transnationalism (Sudan, Africa, the Middle East, and the Diaspora).
Vulnerability Unvield: Lubna’s Pants and Humanitarian Visibility on the Verge of Sudan’s Secession. In Veiling in Africa. Elisha Renne, ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
State of Vulnerability and Humanitarian Visibility on the Verge of Sudan’s Secession: Lubna’s Pants and the Transnational Politics of Rights and Dissent, Signs, 37 (1):159-184, 2011.
Gendered insecurities, health, and development in Africa, co-edited with Howard Stein, Forthcoming, Routledge 2011.
Book review of “ ‘Brothers’ or Others: Propriety and Gender for Muslim Arab Sudanese in Egypt,” by Anita Fabos. In American Ethnologist 37 (3), 2010.
Contested Borders of (In)humanity: Sudanese refugees and the mediation of suffering and subaltern visibilities, Urban Anthropology 38 (1), 79-120. 2009.