Blair Starnes


Twitter: @BlairStarnes

Research Interests

  • African American Studies
  • African Diaspora Studies
  • African Studies
  • Historical Archaeology
  • Iron metallurgy
  • Kongo Kingdom
  • Cultural Economy
  • west central Africa

Biographical Info

Blair Starnes is a doctoral student in the African American and African Studies and the Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University. Her work combines archaeology and Africana Studies to explore iron work in the Old Kingdom Kongo and challenges and transitions as a result of the TransAtlantic Slave Trade.