Expertise: African American and modern United States history, African American military history, World War I, African American intellectual history.
Expertise: African and African American art history, African aesthetics, African cinema, contemporary art and theory
Expertise: Race and health, history of medicine and science, African American cultural and intellectual history, history of childhood
Expertise: Economic development of Africa, Comparative Third World political economy
Expertise: Africa and the Black Atlantic world, race and sexuality, comparative colonialisms and nationalisms, migration and maritime histories, relationships between race, ethnicity, and political power
Expertise: African and African American literature, Anglophone Caribbean literature
Visiting and Adjunct Faculty
Expertise: Social history of Africa, slavery, the African diaspora, Afro-Brazil
Expertise: African diaspora studies, Latin American and Caribbean history, critical theories (race, social, legal), history of psychiatry, alterity and difference, philosophy of history and historiography, Atlantic world history, graffiti and hip hop studies
Expertise: U.S. history, slavery and emancipation, civil war and reconstruction, American religion and culture, 19th century U.S., social history of marginalized peoples
Expertise: Comparative law, social welfare, global justice and human rights, economic philosophies, legal argumentation
Expertise: Anti-discrimination law and policy on gender and race
Expertise: American political development, qualitative methods, policing and social movements, history of race policy and politics
Expertise: Linguistic anthropology. Language ideology. Psychological anthropology. Personhood. Essentialism. Colonialism and postcoloniality. Identity. Whiteness studies. Military studies. Nationalism. East Africa and United States.
Expertise: Sociology of education, comparative education, multicultural and multiethnic education, social inequality, critical theories of race, transnational migration, Caribbean diaspora studies