African Studies, with a primary field in English
Armin Fardis is a writer and educator born in Iran and raised in the Bay Area (Northern California). Dr. Fardis' research emphasizes longue durée and transnational social histories of anticolonialism and mass incarceration. In 2020, he defended his dissertation "Carceral Marronage and Mutations in Colonialism" at Harvard's Department of African and African American Studies. Before Harvard, Dr. Fardis received a Masters, with distinction, in Sociology from the London School of Economics where he wrote his thesis on the ideological influence of Frantz Fanon on Black anticolonial movements in the United States, awarded Outstanding Research in a Graduate Project. Dr. Fardis is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Writing and Fellowships at Harvard where he is working on his next writing project on Carceral Marronage and legacies of Anglo-American imperium.