Globalization, neoliberalism, economic sociology, Eastern Europe, socialism and postsocialism, gentrification, Washington, DC
Globalization; Energy, Environment and Sustainability; Political economy of resources; Museums, Heritage, Cultural Policy; Tourism; Mexico, Latin America; Ethnography
West Africa, Scandinavia, political and legal anthropology, human rights, law and law enforcement, small arms, information practices, migration, urban studies
Nationalism, sectarianism, transnational Islamic humanitarianism, activism and civil society, the Middle East
Comparative welfare states, comparative federalism (including intergovernmental relations, multilevel governance, and decentralization), Europeanization, governance (international and domestic).
Islam, globalization, development, international relations
Comparative politics, Central Asian regime change, political Islam, effects of information communication technology on state and society
Modern African literatures and cultures; Modern francophone literatures and cultures; Intersections of literature and anthropology; Genocide studies; Folklore and oral literature; Postcolonial theory; Wolof (advanced reading) and Swahili (beginner).