Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Samar Al-Bulushi


B.A., Political Science, Columbia University; M.A., International Affairs, Columbia University; Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology, Yale University


Citizen-Suspect: Publics, Politics, and the Transnational Security State in East Africa

Thesis Advisor:

Kamari Clarke, Professor of Global & International Studies, Carleton University, and Doug Rogers, Professor of Anthropology, Yale University

Research Topic:

Surveillance, policing, and militarized urbanisms; Islam, Africa, and the racialized geopolitics of the war on terror; elites, diplomacy, and transnational governance


Kristin Peterson, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine

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