- Ph.D. Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
- M.A. Economics, University of Texas, El Paso, TX
- B.Sc. Economics, University of Khartoum, Sudan
Research and Teaching Areas and Interests
- Postcolonial thought; economic development; political economy of Africa; women/gender and economics; institutional economics; culture and economics
- "African Bodies in the Mediterranean: An Entry to Postcolonial Economies of Displacement, Migration and Refuge"
- "Economic Hybridity: A Conceptual Framework"
- Economics, Culture and Development, London: Routledge, 2016 (Frontiers of Political Economy Series).
- “Postcoloniality and Development: Development as a Colonial Discourse,” in Dimensions of African Development: Theory and Practice, Lansana Keita (ed.), Dakar, Senegal: Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, 2011.
- “How Does an African Student of Economics Make Sense of Robinson Crusoe?” in Robinson Crusoe: The Construction and Deconstruction of Economic Man, Ulla Grapard and Gillian Hewitson (eds.), London: Routledge, 2011.
- "Economics, Postcolonial Theory, and the Problem of Culture: Institutional Analysis and Hybridity," Cambridge Journal of Economics, November, 2009, p. 1153-1167.
- Political Economy of Africa (ECO281)
- Economic Development (ECO335)
- Women, Culture, and Development (ECO282)
- Postcolonial Perspectives on Development (ECO381)
- Introduction to Economic Perspectives (ECO103)
- Value and Distribution (ECO203)
- Africa: the Idea/the Place (Connections 2 Course)