Girish Daswani is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at UTSC. Girish’s research interests include Ghana, religion, morality and ethics, transnationalism, corruption and activism. His most recent scholarly work has been exploring different activist and religious responses to corruption in Ghana. In addition to several journal articles, he has published a monograph entitled “Looking Back, Moving Forward: Transformation and Ethical Practice in the Ghanaian Church of Pentecost” (2015, University of Toronto Press) and co-edited “A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism Studies” with Prof. Ato Quayson (2013, Wiley-Blackwell). He is currently working on a documentary as well as a book manuscript entitled “Act Now: Responses to Corruption in Contemporary Ghana”. His most recent public-facing work has been exploring the ways in which imperialism, colonialism, and Orientalism have impacted (and are still impacting) popular politics and the field of Anthropology.