These are my current academic publications. If you’d like to see what I’m currently working on, you can have a look at my CV to see work under review and in progress.


2023. Caring Cash: Free Money and the Ethics of Solidarity. Pluto Press

Peer-reviewed articles, and book chapters

2022. Digital diagnostics from Tanzania: beyond mere technological fixing? Social Science and Medicine.  319 (Open Access and available online)

2022. Leapfrogging the grid: Off grid solar, self-reliance and the market in TanzaniaSocial Anthropology 30 (2) (Open Access)

2022. Curious Utopias: dreaming big again in the 21st century? (Introduction to special issue) With Ruth Prince. Social Anthropology 30 (2) (Open Access)

2021. Solar Power and its Discontents: A Critique of Off Grid Renewable Energy Corporations in Africa. With Jamie Cross. Development and Change. 52 (4), 902-926  (Open Access)

2021. Digital health in East Africa: Innovation, experimentation and the market. With Ruth Prince. Global Policy. 12 (6), 65-74. (Open Access)

2020. Trusting the poor: Unconditional grants and the caring bureaucrat in a Kenyan slum. Anthropological Quarterly. 93 (2), 119 – 149. Pre-print available here.

2019. Inequality. In A Research Agenda for Economic Anthropology (ed) J. G. Carrier. Edward Elgar Publishing.

2017. ‘A good neighbour is not one that gives’: Detachment, ethics and the relational self in Kenya. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. 23 (4), 748–764.

Non-peer reviewed

2020. The hype and hope of data for healthcare in Africa. Somatosphere.