Danny Hoffman

Danny Hoffman is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Washington. His scholarship, teaching, and civic engagement are based primarily on ethnographic research in West Africa and on his background as a photojournalist working in Southern and East Africa. He is the author of two books on contemporary Sierra Leone and Liberia, The War Machines: Young Men and Violence in Sierra Leone and Liberia (2011) and Monrovia Modern: Urban Form and Political Imagination in Liberia (2017), both published with Duke University Press. Hoffman was the recipient of two fellowships from the SSRC in 2001: the Global Security and Cooperation research fellowship and the International Dissertation Research Fellowship.

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