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History of Philosophy Philosophy of Language Metaphysics Epistemology
The history of economics, focusing on the twentieth century, including applied economics, macroeconomics, economics and the other social sciences, Maynard Keynes and Paul Samuelson
Basic and applied cognitive psychology, with particular reference to human memory
Strategy (what firms and other organisations do, should do and why): business models as models and the implications for the digital economy; managing strategy change in the face of uncertainty; cognitive challenges of executives; knowledge management in the context of networked enterprise; governance of organisations
Comparative constitutionalism, fundamental rights, interdisciplinary studies of law, gender studies, critical and feminist legal theory
History of the Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Antique Near East; Graeco-Roman Egypt; Papyrology; Epigraphy
Egyptology: art, archaeology, writing systems, religion, literature, social forms; comparative & theoretical study of early civilisations.
Historical geography: the development through time and distribution in space of leisure-related voluntary associations (especially musical societies and sports clubs) in rural France during the nineteenth century
Sociology of education with a focus on policy processes and social class equalities.
Social cognition as it operates without conscious awareness or control and dissociated from intention and values; implicit bias arising from group memberships (age, class, ethnicity, gender, religion, nationality)
Applied microeconomics: incentives in organisations, labour markets and economic development
The archaeology, bioarchaeology and geoarchaeology of Neolithic Europe, reasearch into historic landscapes and cultural heritage preservation
I am an anthropologist with a particular interest in popular culture, religion, and the verbal arts, both oral and written. Most of my research has been in the Yoruba-speaking area of Nigeria, and I am currently working on early Yoruba print culture.