Lindsay Ehrisman

Advisor: Neil Kodesh

Lindsay Ehrisman


My research interests include Central East Africa, intimacy, affect,  and gender history.


  • African History

MA Title:

  • “Intimate Bonds, Healthy Communities: Blood-Covenants as Technologies of Community Building Between the Great Lakes, c. 500 BCE-1500 CE”

Working Dissertation Title

  • “Affective Medicine, Therapeutic Intimacy: Forging Bonds of Affection, Knowledge, and Power in Uganda’s Distant Past”