Keri Lambert

Keri Lambert is a social and environmental historian of colonial and post-colonial Africa and a PhD Candidate in History at Yale University. Her current research examines the history of Ghana’s rubber industry from ~1880 to the present. Keri’s dissertation addresses questions around borderlands and belonging, economic development and imagined sovereignties, discourses of development, and more. Since 2013, she has conducted extensive archival, oral historical, and participant observation research in Ghana, the United States, and the United Kingdom on this topic, and has also worked and conducted research in Sierra Leone, Uganda, Tanzania, and Ethiopia.