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Katrin Sowa, M.A.

Short Biography

since April 2017: PhD Research Fellow EUmanities (a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School).

2014-2017: Student assistant, later research assistant at the Institute for Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Cologne.

2014: research and study visit at the Institute of Peace and Strategic Studies, Gulu University (Uganda).

2013-2016: M.A. Anthropology at the University of Cologne.

2009-2012: B.A. Sociology, Anthropology & African Studies at the Johannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz.

Thematic Interests and Regional Focus

Border Studies, Migration, Bureaucracy, Globalization, Political Anthropology.

East Africa.

Research Projects

Doing Border, Making Nation: Infrastructures and Practices of Categorization at Kenyan Border Posts (ongoing PhD-Research, supervised by Prof. Michael Bollig).


(Currently in Press) Street-Level Bureaucrats and Passport Networking: Practices of Immigration Law Enforcement in Northern Uganda. Culture and Environment in Africa Series, Issue 10.