Armin Fardis

Adjunct Faculty
Liberal Arts and MA Faculty

Armin Fardis is a writer, teacher and PhD candidate at Harvard University in the department of African and African American Studies.  Armin’s research examines the role of mass incarceration and state-violence in modern anticolonial rebellions.  For nearly ten years he has taught courses on colonial and anticolonial history; African and African American film and literature; and the role of systems of mass incarceration to the building of modern states.  Armin is currently adapting his academic research to generate a multimedia documentary on the history of anticolonial rebellions in the context of contemporary urban rebellions in the United States and England.


  • PhD (June, 2016), Harvard University
  • M.A. Harvard University, 2011
  • M.A. London School Of Economics and Political Science, 2007
  • B.A. University of California Santa Cruz, 2005