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Public writing

“Does Chernobyl Still Matter?” Public Books, 22 November 2019.

“Air in the Time of Oil,” LA Review of Books, 21 January 2019.

“The African Anthropocene,” Aeon, 6 February 2018.

Academic writing

“Interscalar Vehicles for the African Anthropocene: On Waste, Temporality, and Violence,” Cultural Anthropology 33 (1, 2018): 109-141.

“Confronting African Histories of Technology: A Conversation with Keith Breckenridge and Gabrielle Hecht,” with David Serlin, Radical History Review 127 (January 2017): 87-102.

“AHR Conversation: History after the End of History: Reconceptualizing the Twentieth Century,” with Manu Goswami, Adeeb Khalid, Anna Krylova, Elizabeth F. Thompson, Jonathan R. Zatlin, and Andrew Zimmerman, American Historical Review 121, no. 5 (December 2016): 1567-1607.

 “Nuclear Janitors: Contract Workers at the Fukushima Reactors and Beyond,” The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol 11, Issue 1, No. 2, January 14, 2012.

“The Work of Invisibility: Radiation Hazards and Occupational Health in South African Uranium Production,” International Labor and Working Class History 81 (Spring 2012): 94-113.

“Hopes for the Radiated Body: Uranium Miners and Transnational Technopolitics in Namibia,” Journal of African History 51:2 (June 2010): 213-234.

Gabrielle Hecht and Paul N. Edwards, “History and the Technopolitics of Identity: The Case of Apartheid South Africa,” Journal of Southern African Studies 36:3 (September 2010): 619-639.

“The Power of Nuclear Things,” Technology and Culture 51 (January 2010): 1-30.

“Africa and the Nuclear World: Labor, Occupational Health, and the Transnational Production of Uranium,” Comparative Studies in Society and History, 51/4 (October 2009): 896-926.

“Nuclear Ontologies,” Constellations 13:3 (September 2006): 320-331.

“Negotiating Global Nuclearities: Apartheid, Decolonization, and the Cold War in the making of the IAEA,” in John Krige and Kai-Henrik Barth, eds., Global Power Knowledge: Science, Technology, and International Affairs, in Osiris 21 (July 2006): 25-48.

“Rupture-talk in the Nuclear Age: Conjugating Colonial Power in Africa,” Social Studies of Science 32:5-6 (October-December 2002): 691-728.

“Rebels and Pioneers: Technocratic Ideologies and Social Identities in the French Nuclear Workplace, 1955-1969,” Social Studies of Science 26:3 (August 1996): 483-530.

“Political Designs: Nuclear Reactors and National Policy in Postwar France,” Technology and Culture (October 1994): 657-685.

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