Sociologist, Author and Speaker
Dr. Anima Adjepong is a sociologist whose research examines culture, identities, and social change in West Africa and the diaspora. They received their PhD in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin and an A.B. in Comparative Literature from Princeton University. As a creative strategist, researcher, and teacher, Anima works to create and disseminate knowledge that drives self-reflection and encourages action for positive social change.
Anima’s writings have appeared in popular outlets, academic journals, newsletters, and blogs. They have also written a book (under review) that illuminates how individuals and groups employ popular culture and art to break down barriers, advance social justice, and manifest anti-colonial feminist realities. As part of their commitment to making scholarship accessible, Dr. Adjepong also leads community workshops, gives public lectures, and facilitates training programs.