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Lukate's research focuses on identity and group formation processes, intergroup relations, and the psychology of Black hair. Overarching themes in Lukate's writings include Black womanhood and Black bodily aesthetics in Europe. Lukate serves as Fox International Fellow 2017-18 at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University.
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Explores how women of colour's aesthetic body work in the form of hairstyling underpins the practice and navigation of citizenship and spurs different modes of identity and belonging.
Examines how, in an increasingly diverse society, history is an important tool for adolescents and adults to make sense of their place in society.