University of Wisconsin–Madison

Lindsay Ehrisman

TA: History 277, Professor Kodesh

Advisor: Neil Kodesh

Office: 4274 Mosse Humanities
Mailbox: 5060 Mosse Humanities
Phone: 608.265.9480
Office Hours: Mondays 11:00-1:00, Tuesdays 12:00-1:00

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”