Visiting Scholars


Steve Ouma Akoth

Kenyatta University

Dr. Thomas Asher

Columbia World Projects, Columbia University


Brinda Bose

 Brinda Bose Co-Director of the Centre for Feminist Legal Research Brinda Bose teaches in the Department […]

Jan De Vos

 Jan De Vos Professor Jan De Vos, MA in psychology and PhD in philosophy works […]

Ferdinand Chipindi

 Ferdinand Chipindi Doctoral Candidate Ferdinand Mwaka Chipindi is a Doctoral Candidate in Organizational Leadership, Policy […]

Baidik Bhattacharya

 Baidik Bhattacharya Scholar and Critical Theorist Baidik Bhattacharya is Assistant Professor at the Department of English, […]

Homi Bhabha

 Homi Bhabha Scholar and Critical Theorist Homi K. Bhabha is an Indian English scholar and critical […]


Gayatri Spivak

 Gayatri Spivak Literary Theoris and Feminist Critic Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak is an Indian scholar, literary theorist, and feminist […]

Karuna Mantena

 Karuna Mantena Professor Karuna Mantena is Associate Professor of Political Science. She holds a BSc(Econ) […]

Siba Grovogui

 Siba Grovogui Professor Grovogui is a professor of international relations theory and law.

Mahmood Mamdani

 Mahmood Mamdani Professor Professor Mamdani received his PhD from Harvard University and taught at the […]

Achille Mbembe

 Achille Mbembeai Professor Professor Achille Mbembe, born in Cameroon, obtained his Ph.D in History at […]

Jigna Desai

 Jigna Desai Assistant Professor Jigna Desai is Assistant Professor of Women's Studies at the University […]

Paul Landau

 Paul Landau  Professor Professor Paul Landau is based in the History Department at the University […]

Emily Landau

 Emily Landau Doctor Dr Emily Landau is a scholar who works on race, class and […]

Judith Butler

 Judith Butler  Professor Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature […]

Wendy Brown

 Wendy Brown Professor Professor Brown's fields of interest include the history of political theory, nineteenth […]

Jacob Tropp

Professor of History and John Spencer Professor of African Studies at Middlebury College, Vermont (USA)


Na’eem Jennah

 Na’eem Jennahe Executive Director Na’eem Jeenah is the executive director of the Afro-Middle East Centre, […]

James Ogude

 James Ogude Professor Professor Ogude obtained his B.Ed (Hons) and MA from Nairobi University and […]

Helena Pohlandt-McCormick

Helena Pohlandt-McCormick is a professor of history at the University of Minnesota. She spent most of her childhood in South Africa and Namibia.

Karen Brown

 Karen Brown Director Karen Brown is Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of […]

Ute Holl

 Ute Holl Filmmaker and Commissioning Editor Ute Holl had worked as a filmmaker and commissioning editor […]

Durba Mitra

 Durba Mitra Assistant Professor Durba Mitra is Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and […]

Cesare Casarino

 Cesare Casarino Associate Professor Cesare Casarino is Associate Professor of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at […]

Hassan el Geretly

Hassan el Geretly Director After graduating from drama, literature, and multimedia schools in the UK […]

Tina Schouw

 Tina Schouw Singer/ Songwriter /Musician and Author Tina Schouw is a singer/ songwriter /musician and […]


Jon Soske

 Jon Soske Professor Jon Soske is Professor of Modern African History at the University of […]

Souleymane Bachir Diagne

 Souleymane Bachir Diagne Professor Souleymane Bachir Diagne is Professor in the Department of French and […]

Nivedita Menon

 Nivedita Menon Professor Nivedita Menon is Professor in the Centre for Comparative Politics & Political […]

Adam Sitze

 Adam Sitze Associate Professor A MacArthur Scholar from 1996 to 2003 at the University of […]

Timothy Campbell

 Timothy Campbell Professor Timothy Campbell is Professor of Italian in the Department of Romance Studies […]

Mu-chou Poo

 Mu-chou Poo Professor Professor Poo has worked and taught at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan University, […]

Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar

 Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar Associate Professor Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar is currently Associate Professor and Chair of the Department […]

Sanil V

 Dr Sanil Viswanathan Nair Professor Dr Sanil Viswanathan Nair (preferred: Sanil V.) is Professor of […]

G Arunima

 Arunima Gopinath Associate Professor Arunima (Arunima Gopinath) is Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at Jawaharlal […]


Michael Neocosmos

Michael Neocosmos Professor Professor Michael Neocosmos is the  Director of the Unit for the Humanities […]

Simona Sawhney

 Simona Sawhney Professor Simona Sawhney received her PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of […]

David Scott

 David Scott Professor David Scott is a Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University in New […]

Partha Chatterjee

 Partha Chatterjee Political Theorist and Historian Partha Chatterjee is a political theorist and historian. He […]

Naomi Scheman

 Naomi Scheman Professor Naomi Scheman is Professor of Philosophy and Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies […]

Marissa Moorman

 Marissa Moorman Assistant Professor Marissa Moorman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History […]

Dag Henrichsen

 Dag Henrichsen Historian Dag Henrichsen is a Namibian historian and archivist based at the Basler […]

Richa Nagar

 Richa Nagar Professor Richa Nagar is currently Professor of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at […]

John Mowitt

 John Mowitt Professor John Mowitt holds the Leadership Chair in the Critical Humanities in the […]

Qadri Ismail

 Qadri Ismail Associate Professor Qadri Ismail is associate professor of English at the University of […]


Johannes Fabian

Johannes Fabian Professor Johannes Fabian is professor emeritus of cultural anthropology at the University of […]

Tanja Petrovic

 Tanja Petrovic Linguist and Anthropologist Tanja Petrović is a linguist and anthropologist. She is interested […]

Isabel Hofmeyr

 Isabel Hofmeyr Professor Isabel Hofmeyr is Professor of African Literature. Her research interests include postcolonialism; […]

Isabelle De Rezende

 Isabelle De Rezende Professor Isabelle De Rezende earned a Ph.D. in History at the University […]

Javed Majeed

 Javed Majeed Professor From 1981 to 1984 Professor Javed Majeed read English Language and Literature […]

Martina Rieker

 Martina Rieker Director of the Institute at the American University in Cairo. Martina Rieker is […]

Hamit Borzaslan

 Hamit Borzaslan Associate Professor Dr. Hamit Bozarslan is an Associate Professor at the Ecole des […]

Behrooz Ghamari

 Behrooz Ghamari A Political Theorist and Assistant Professor Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi is associate professor of history, […]

Ina Kerner

 Ina Kerner A political theorist and Assistant Professor Ina Kerner is a political theorist and […]

Teena Purohit

 Teena Purohit A Scholar of South Asian religions A scholar of South Asian religions with […]

Ajay Skaria

  Ajay Skaria Professor Ajay Skaria is professor of history at the University of Minnesota. He […]

Jacques Depelchin

  Jacques Depelchin Doctor Dr. Jacques Depelchin is a committed intellectual, academic, and activist for peace, […]

Sanjay Krishnan

  Sanjay Krishnan Professor Sanjay Krishnan received his PhD from Columbia University, with a specialization in postcolonial […]