PhD Student @ University of Florida
Researching pastoralist mobility, borders, fragmentation & conflict in the Sahel
- Collaborator for project, 'Foreign interventions and transnational insurgencies in Sahara-Sahel' (UF & OECD SWAC; lead researcher: Dr. Olivier Walther, UF). Consultants and collaborators: Dr. Steve Radil (Idaho); Dr. Tatiana Smirnova (UF); Mr. David Russell; and Dr. Leonardo Villalon (Dean of International Center, UF)
- The roles of geography, state borders, and fragmentation on pastoralist mobility and joining VEO's in Mali's inner delta region
Hobbies & fun
I enjoy sailing, soccer, traveling, and trekking. Some notable treks/ascents include: Cotopaxi; Mt. Kilimanjaro; Mt. Cameroon; Asahidake (Hokkaido).