Associate Professor, History and Chair of Africana Studies
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
112 Beck Hall
African diaspora history; Brazil; race and politics of identity
- “Jinga Baiana: The Politics of Race, Class, and Power in Salvador, Bahia,” in Hendrik Kraay, ed., Afro-Brazilian Culture and Politics: Bahia, 1790s-1990s, (forthcoming, M.E. Sharpe Press, 1998)
- “Abolition and the Politics of Identity in the Afro-Atlantic Diaspora: Towards a Comparative Approach,” in Darlene Clark Hine, ed., Comparative History of Black People in Diaspora, (forthcoming)
- Freedoms Given, Freedoms Won: Afro-Brazilians and the Struggle for Self-Determination in Post-Abolition Brazil (Rutgers UP), 1998.