Kevin Wamalwa Earns IRIS Summer Fieldwork Award

Kevin WamalwaThe Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) has awarded a Graduate Student Summer Fieldwork Award to Ph.D. student Kevin Wamalwa.

Kevin is working toward a joint degree from the departments of African Cultural Studies and Anthropology.  His dissertation is titled “Embodied Memories: Rethinking Victimhood and Villainy in the Aftermath of the Sabaot Land Defense Forces’ Violence in Mt. Elgon, Kenya.”  This work will take him to Kenya for academic year 2019-2020.