I tell stories with data, words, and moving images.
Currently, I am a Ph.D student at Harvard studying politics and statistics. I study conflict, violence and prosperity, in Africa and in the historical US South. I am writing a memoir about my grandmother.
New discovery: the thrill of shooting and editing video, then sitting in a darkened room, watching something you've lovingly labored and fretted over for weeks, not certain whether anyone would see what you saw, and hearing everyone laugh and gasp in all the right places.
Prior to Harvard, I was a freelance writer in China and East Africa for the Guardian, the Scotsman, the Africa Report, and Ebony Magazine.
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