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Cherie Saulter Adjunct Instructor School of International Service

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PhD, International Relations, American University
MA, Global Policy Studies, University of Texas - Austin
BFA, Motion Picture, Television, and the Recording Arts, Florida State University

Cherie Saulter’s research focuses inequality, identity, and urbanism, with emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa. Her dissertation, which draws on original qualitative research, explores variation in cooperation and collective action to meet community needs in Nairobi’s multi-ethnic informal settlements, focusing on identity, informality, and liminality.

Doctoral Student Research Scholarship, American University / 2018
African Studies Association - Royal Air Maroc-ASA Student Travel Award 2017
Summer Methods Award, School of International Service, American University / 2015, 2017, 2019
Summer Research Award, School of International Service, American University / 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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