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Kevin Donovan

Doctoral Student in Anthropology and history

1029 Tisch Hall, Ann Arbor MI, 48109-1003

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Science, Technology and Society Program
  • Fields of Study
    • Africa & Global relations
    • Colonial to postcolonial era
    • STS/social theory/development
  • About

    I work on the theory and practice of international development, particularly how science and technology have been mobilized and conceived in Africa during the 20th century and today. I'm particularly interested in merging Science and Technology Studies and African studies.


    Kevin P. Donovan. “‘Development’ as if We Have Never Been Modern: Fragments of a Latourian Development Studies.”  Development & Change (forthcoming).

    Kevin P. Donovan and Aaron K. Martin. 2012. “The Rise of African SIM Registration: Mobility, Identity, Surveillance and Resistance.” First Monday (forthcoming).

    Kevin P. Donovan. 2012. “Mobile Money, More Freedom? The Impact of M-PESA’s Network Power on Development as Freedom.” International Journal of Communication 6, 2647-2669.

  • Education
    • MPhil, Sociology (Development Studies), University of Cape Town
    • BSFS, Science, Technology & International Affiars, Georgetown University