Andrew is the Herbert Nicholas Junior Research Fellow in Politics at New College. He researches the politics of language(s) and nation-building in ethnolinguistically diverse states, particularly Kenya and Tanzania. He uses a range of research methods, including archival research, interviews, ethnography, and a planned survey experiment. His other research interests include the politics of colonial and postcolonial Bible translation and how analogies frame state responses to foreign policy crises. He is a tutor for the Practice of Politics, Comparative Government, Political Sociology, and African Politics. For more information on Andrew's research and teaching, please visit his website.
Andrew received MA degrees in Government and International Affairs from Georgetown and American Universities and is completing his doctorate in Comparative Government at Georgetown. The United States Department of Education awarded him a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship for his dissertation research in Kenya and Tanzania. Prior to his postgraduate studies, he was an English teacher at Majengo Secondary School, now St. Benedict High School, in Moshi, Tanzania.