Yannick Giovanni Marshall is an assistant professor of Africana Studies at Knox College. He completed his doctorate in African Studies at Columbia University. His dissertation “The Bleaching Carceral: Police, Native and Location in Nairobi, 1844-1906,” supervised by Dr. Joseph Massad, explores whiteness as police-state. He completed an MA in African American Studies at Columbia’s Institute for Research in African American Studies. His thesis was supervised by Dr. Manning Marable and focused on the pan-Africanisms of the subaltern. Marshall’s current research interests include police power, colonial sexualities, colonial whiteness, anti-Blackness, urbanity in East Africa and the US, nationalism and ideology, and indigeneity as anti-colonial anarchism before Anarchism. He writes creatively and is a Pan-Africanist. Follow him on Twitter @furtherblack.