Daniel E. Agbiboa

Daniel E. Agbiboa

Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies
Department of African and African American Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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Daniel E. Agbiboa is Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. He earned a PhD in International Development from the University of Oxford (St. Antony’s College) and an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge (Magdalene College). Before joining the Harvard faculty, he was Assistant Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House. Agbiboa’s research and teaching straddles non-state governance, subversive mobilities, and the spatialization and materialization of corruption, power and inequality in African cities. He is the author of Transport, Transgression and Politics in African Cities: The Rhythm of Chaos (2018), and of more than 50 articles in leading journals, including Journal of Modern African Studies, African Affairs, Third World Quarterly, and the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. A prior recipient of research awards from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, the World Bank, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Institute of Peace, Agbiboa currently serves on the ZED Africa Editorial Advisory Board for the series: Politics and Society in Urban Africa.