Research

PhD Thesis

Paper 1: “Ties that bind? Matriliny, cross-cutting ties, and civil conflict in African history.

Paper 2: “Quantifying the Social Legacy of Colonialism on the African Continent.”

Paper 3: “Culture, Cocoa, and Collective Action: The Political Economy of Women’s Taxation in Colonial West Africa.” 

Other Work in Progress

“Colonialism and the Mapping of the African State: Historical Origins of Local Boundaries” (with Jutta Bolt, Catherine Boone, and Leigh Gardner)