My work as a scholar, like my work on the ground, unfolds through deep and intentional collaborations. The most expansive of these incitements has been the work of building the ‘Otherwise Anthropology’ learning laboratory with my dear friend and colleague Megan Raschig, through which we have united scholars and activists of emergent social movements in North America, East Asia, West Africa, the Caribbean, and Western Europe. A compendium of our ethical tools has been accepted for publication with Cultural Anthropology’s ‘Theorizing the Contemporary.’ I am excited to now be bringing this approach to bear within religious studies, most especially through a new collaboration on religion, health and the state, organized in partnership with my dear friend and colleague Jamil Drake.

Through public events and programming, I strive to leverage these collaborations and relationships to address critical issues in the campus communities of which I am a part. These are a few of the events and forums I have organized in service to the academy and movements for social change: