Emma Park is an Assistant Professor of History at The New School in New York City. She is co-director of the graduate and undergraduate minors in Capitalism Studies run through the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies.
She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in African history with a certificate in Science and Technology Studies (STS). She is currently finishing a book project, tentatively titled: Infrastructural Attachments: Austerity, Sovereignty, and the Politics of Expertise in Kenya. Her research interests revolve around questions of infrastructures and novel regimes of extraction. She has published on these themes in Africa, the Boston Review, and LIMN. She looks forward to further publications on these topics in Social Anthropology and Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, and to two chapters being published in edited volumes. She, along with colleague Kevin P. Donovan, are working on a co-authored book project on Kenya’s largest telecommunications and financial services giant, Safaricom.
Emma can be emailed at email@example.com and can be found on Twitter @EmmaFlemingPark.