I am a student of Africana Studies at North Carolina State University and a Research Fellow at Sexual Minorities Uganda in Kampala, Uganda. In Kampala I am completing an ethnographic study on the daily lives of kuchus (LGBT) persons and have published and presented several papers on the topic.
In my research I explore the intersections of identity, queer theory, and transnationalism, with a geographic focus on Uganda. I am interested in incorporating art, design and filmmaking in my ethnographic methodology and my first exhibits (with Keith King) documented the daily lives of trans* Ugandans. I blog on topics related to my research and social justice, which has also appeared in Sexuality Policy Watch, Citizen Rights Watch, Mail & Guardian South Africa, and elsewhere. At North Carolina State University I am also a Park Scholar and Caldwell Fellow.
Lets get in touch!