Discipline: African Studies
Research Interests: Histories of bodies; Global, Colonial, Imperial History. For my PhD research I am undertaking a "corporeal history" of the Church of Scotland Mission to Kenya c1906-1938.
If you were a box of cereal what would you be and why: I don't tend to eat much cereal, can I be a hard boiled egg?
What did you want to be when you grew up: For a time I wanted to be a professional long-distance runner.
Where are you right now: Dykehead, near Glen Clova in Angus.
Tell us something about another staff writer: I think Kathryn Baxter is one of the most calming people I know.