I am writing a nonfiction book with the working title “Life of a Klansman,” which traces the life of a foot soldier in the race battles that unfolded during Reconstruction in the American South.
Research Partnership Opportunities
Palestinian citizens of Israel and Palestinians of the West Bank share aspects of their political identities, expressive cultures, and cultural norms. Each group lives under Israeli sovereignty, albeit with different legal statuses.
Sedimentary rocks provide a record of the intertwined histories of life and environment that is reflected in the genomes of organisms alive today.
Working loosely through the lens of science fiction I am currently creating a multi-part project consisting of a series of video installations, sculptures, drawings, and a book published by Dancing Foxes Press.
“Prayers for the People: Homicide and Humanity in the Crescent City” is a book project examining the religious work of African Americans in New Orleans who mourn and memorialize the dead, and who attend in particular to the young black men who are most frequently the victims of homici
I am completing a book on music and development in Haiti before and after the 2010 earthquake.
I am working on a book exploring the ways in which memories of the Second World War and the Holocaust have been inscribed in sound.
To help improve our emerging understanding of the planetary consequences of human diet and dietary choices, I am looking for a technically savvy research assistant to analyze raw data from the USDA website and devise key national-, state-, and county-level statistics that will then be used in opt
Making predictions based on theory, based on data, has only been the way of science for the past 400 years or so—before that there was much more reliance on what today we would call "philosophy." I am currently leading the creation of the most modular HarvardX (online) course yet created, c
I am looking for ways of understanding domination in the workplace.
Legitimating the Early Modern State: A Comparative Study of Social Policies in Tudor England, Tokugawa Japan, and Qing China
This project applies comparative historical analysis to examine how the concept of public interest or public goods was used to justify state power through improving social welfare in England (1550–1688), Japan (1700–1850), and China (1700–1840).
I would be interested in working with a research partner in music composition/theory who would do piano reductions of my opera scores.
This project investigates a neighborhood in South Beirut, which raises many sociopolitical questions, extending beyond the local context.
I am looking for a research partner to work with me on archival searches, literature reviews, and, in some cases, interpretation of data.
I am looking for a research partner who will help me examine algorithms for the solution of scientific problems (applications range from fluid mechanics to life sciences) that may be deployed on computer processors with varying precision.
I am looking for a research partner to help with archival research of drought histories and speculative fictions treating the possibility of living and cultivating just, ecologically attuned, and sustainable futures in times of severe water scarcity.
My novel-in-progress tells the story of a homeless woman wrongly accused of and convicted of murder; her daughter, whom she gives birth to while incarcerated, has the gift of prenatal memory (she can remember being in the womb and being born with clarity) and is the only one who can exonerate her
I am looking for a research partner to work on various projects examining biographies, news accounts, and other contemporary sources to reconstruct debates about race relations and economic inequality, for the most part during the years of Bill Clinton's presidency and some research also on simil
Black Virtuosos and Civil Rights: Racial Desegregation of the Concert Hall and Opera Stage after World War II
I am looking for a research partner to conduct targeted searches through historically black newspapers and magazines, compiling the materials for a reception history of a cluster of major black performers within the African American press.
I am looking for a research partner to work on my project on the religious lives of adult survivors of clergy sex abuse in the US.
I am looking for one or more research partners who will help categorize and translate court decisions contained in early Islamic literature, assist in working with scholars to turn conference papers into an edited volume, and work on the digital platform SHARIAsource on related matters.
This project will involve the creation and development of a new play about three witches and how their lives have unfolded over the course of hundreds of years.
A research partner will help me in completing the manuscript for the book I have almost completed on wonder, ritual creativity, and ethical life by attending to detail that may slip through my eyes.
This project involves researching approaches to timbre manipulation and organization within perceptual constraints.
This project asks a set of questions: why heaven is often pictured in unlikely places, such as subterranean tombs or in dark places such as Buddhist caves? Why and how is heaven correlated to a psychological state, such as nirvana?
3D-Printed Customized Biomaterial Implants and Their Translation into New Tissue Regenerative Therapies
This year I intend to carry out in vitro studies to examine how novel biomaterial impacts stem cell behavior and determine the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms responsible for the change.