Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters


Camps and Counterterrorism: Security and the Remaking of Refuge in Kenya” (with Hanna Brankamp) Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 40(3), 528–548.


“Security Urbanism” in Spaces of Security: Ethnographies of Securityscapes, Surveillance and Control. Eds. Setha Low and Mark Maguire. New York: NYU Press. (pp.31-56) 2019.


Occupy Wall Street: Finance Capital and its Discontents” (with Manissa M. Maharawal) in Revolting New York: How 400 years of Riot, Rebellion and Uprising shaped a City. Eds. Neil Smith and Don Mitchell. University of Georgia Press. (pp. 286-300). 2018.


“Security Urbanism and the Counterterror State in Kenya”  Anthropological Theory 17(3): 297-321. 2017.

“A Sociospatial Framework for the Anthropology of Security”  (with Setha Low) Anthropological Theory 17(3): 281-296, 2017.


“Piracy and the Production of Security Space” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 33(4): 642-659.  2015.


The Homeless Question of Occupy Wall Street” (with Christopher Herring) in Occupy! Scenes from Occupied America. Edited by Sarah Leonard, Sarah Resnick, Astra Talyor, Keith Gessen, et al. Verso, 2011.

”Maritime Piracy, Capital and Securitization: The Case of Somalia.” in The African State in a Changing Global Context: Breakdowns and Transformations. Edited by István Tarrosy, Lorand Szabo and Goran Hyden. LIT Verlag: 2011.