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Scholarship

“Stranded in Decolonization: The Attritional Temporality of Human Rights Activism in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara.”

In In the Meantime: Toward an Anthropology of the Possible, Adeline Masquelier and Deborah Durham, eds. 91-114. New York: Berghahn Books.

“Naming the City: Saharan Urbanization and Disaggregated Sovereignty.”

Cahiers L’Ouest Saharien 17 (February 9, 2023): 39–65.

"Anticolonial Irredentism: the Moroccan Liberation Army and Decolonisation in the Sahara" 

The Journal of North African Studies (April 7, 2022): 1-27.

“Disidentification with Nationalist Conflict: Loyalty and Mobility in Moroccan-Occupied Western Sahara.”

Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Special Issue “Loyalty and Critique,” 40, no. 1 (May 1, 2020): 133–49.

“On the Border in Northern Mauritania.”

L’Année Du Maghreb, no. 21 (December 10, 2019): 325–40.

“‘Home Is Knocking on the Mind’: Decolonization, Translation and the Poetics of Longing for Western Sahara.”

CELAAN: Review of the Center for the Studies of the Literatures and Arts of North Africa XV, no. 2-3 Special Issue: Sahara and Identity (Fall 2018): 31–72.

“Global Futures and Government Towns: Phosphates and the Production of Western Sahara as a Space of Contention.”

The Arab World Geographer / Le Géographe Du Monde Arabe 16, no. 1 (Spring 2013): 101–24.

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Public Essays

“Sahrawi Self-Determination, Trump’s Tweet and the Politics of Recognition in Western Sahara.” Middle East Report Online, December 22, 2020.

“Security Vans of Laâyoune.” Jadaliyya - جدلية, September 3, 2019.

“On the Rabouni Woven Panel.” Insecurities MoMA exhibit blog, February 1, 2017.

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