Takiyah Harper-Shipman, Davidson College
Project Title: Suturing Racial Capitalism and Reproduction
T.D. Harper-Shipman is the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at Davidson College. Her first book, Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa (2019) was published with Routledge Press. She has published in Third World Quarterly, the Journal of Asian and African Studies, Philosophy and Global Affairs, and International Studies Review. Some of her public-facing work appears in Africa is a Country, Pambazuka, and the Miami Institute for the Social Science (MISS). She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Connecticut. She is interested in race and gender manifest in international development discourse and political economy in Africa.
About the APSA Advancing Research Grants for Early Career Scholars
The APSA Diversity and Inclusion Advancing Research Grants provide support for the advancement of scholars from historically racial and ethnic underrepresented groups and for research that examines political science phenomena affecting historically underserved communities and underrepresented groups and communities. In June 2022, APSA awarded six projects for the APSA Diversity and Inclusion Advancing Research Grant for Early Career Scholars for a combined total award amount of $12,000.