Awkward Anthropology: First Impressions of Kampala

I arrived in Uganda one week ago today, but I've been so busy that it feels like I've been here much longer. Since landing in Kampala last Sunday night, I've been oriented on Ugandan culture and street safety, eaten the delicious local cuisine, and enjoyed great conversation with new friends. My journey to Kampala took …

On My Bookshelf – How Rich Countries Got Rich … and Why Poor Countries Stay Poor

I try not to make resolutions every year, because I always break them, but I do think it's important to set goals. My three biggest goals for this year are to read more books, to support women-led projects, and to wrestle with difficult ideas outside of an academic setting. In 2018, I plan to tackle …