Tukufu Zuberi


  • Tukufu Zuberi (PSC Research Associate) collaborated with National Myths and Monuments of the OMNIA Podcast to discuss art and how the public should view the art. 

  • Tukufu Zuberi (PSC Research Associate) was interviewed in a recent segment of OMNIA's In These Times podcast. The episode entitled, National Myths and Monuments, features a discussion on the movement to reexamine monuments and the history and myths they symbolize, and how we should think about the artworks in our public squares.

  • Tukufu Zuberi (PSC Research Associate) launched a new YouTube channel entitled, Curating National Narratives, which will feature his documentaries, African Independence; a history of ancient Sudan entitled, “Before Things Fell Apart” and “Decolonizing The Narrative,” a series on museums, reparations, restitution, and race. The YouTube channel will provide a space for critical engagement with how national narratives are told. Read more in Dosage Magazine.

Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Africana Studies

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago, 1989


  • Instituto IPAD - Seja Democracia : Tukufu Zuberi on Por uma agenda de luta pela democracia a partir da periferia [ For an agenda of struggle for democracy from the periphery]
  • TV 247: Tukufu Zuberi on Pensar Africanamente - Independência africana: como a África contemporânea redefiniu o mundo [Thinking African - African Independence- How Contemporary Africa Redefined the World]
  • Heartland Media of Chicago and Heartland Radio Show: Tukufu Zuberi