Salwa Halloway


Salwa Halloway is a PhD student who focuses on the Lebanese Diaspora in sub-Saharan Africa. Her research interests include the intersection between the Africa-based Lebanese Diaspora, colonialism and the trans-Saharan Slave Trade; Afro-Lebanese populations; and African responses to auxiliary diasporas. She presented a paper on Lebanese liminality in colonial Sierra Leone at Northwestern University's 2018 AfriSem Graduate Student Conference. She holds an MA in Comparative Literature from University College London, and carried out a Fulbright in Malta.