Jean-Philippe Dedieu is a lecturer at New York University (NYU) in Paris. His research focuses on the political history and sociology of African diaspora. In addition to his contributions to The New Yorker and The New York Times, Jean-Philippe Dedieu’s scholarly articles have appeared or are forthcoming in African Studies Review, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Foreign Affairs, Humanity and Journal of African History, among others. He has published a book in French: Immigrant Voices: African Migrants in the Public Sphere in France, 1960-1995 (Paris: Klincksieck, 2012).
Selected peer-reviewed articles
Jean-Philippe Dedieu and Aïssatou Mbodj-Pouye. 2018. “The Fabric of Transnational Political Activism. “Révolution Afrique” and West African Radical Militants in France in the 1970s.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 60(4): 1172-1208.
Jean-Philippe Dedieu. 2018. “The Rise of the Migration-Development Nexus in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, 1960-2010.” African Studies Review 61(1): 83-108.
Jean-Philippe Dedieu. 2017. “Working with the Frames of War.” Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development 8(1): 101-106.
Jean-Philippe Dedieu. 2017. “A Lens on Mohamedou Slahi at Guantánamo: A Conversation.” Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development 8(1): 107-118.
Jean-Philippe Dedieu and Aïssatou Mbodj-Pouye. 2016. “The First Collective Protest of Black African Migrants in Post-colonial France (1960-1975). A Struggle for Housing and Rights.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 39(6): 958-975.