"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)


Welcome to Texas in Africa

Welcome to my blog - the place to hear about my dissertation fieldwork and for occasional rants on Texas politics, Baptist politics, Baylor politics, and all things Austin.


comment policy

I like healthy, open, rigorous debate, so comments on this blog are welcome and generally not moderated.* Please use good manners and be respectful of those with whom you disagree. It's not a crime to have opinions and preferences. That someone's views are different from your own does not make them a bad or stupid person. Intentionally hateful, bigoted, racist, or tasteless comments will be permanently deleted as soon as I catch them, as will all spam and troll posts. I reserve the right to close comments on posts.

If you prefer to communicate privately, please feel free to email me.

*In order to avoid spam, comments on posts older than two weeks are now moderated.