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Alejandro de la Fuente

Alejandro de la Fuente

Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University
Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics
Professor of African and African American Studies and of History

A historian of Latin America and the Caribbean who specializes in the study of comparative slavery and race relations, Professor de la Fuente joined...

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Bruno Carvalho

Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (Portuguese)
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Wlamyra Albuquerque

Fall 2015: Afro-Latin American Research Institute Fellow
Professor of History; Federal University of Bahia, Brazil

Biography

Wlamyra Albuquerque is Professor of History at the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil.  She earned a Doctorate in Social...

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James Almeida

Ph.D. Candidate, History Department
His research examines the relationship between imperial powers in the first century of the Atlantic slave trade and the implications for international law. He... Read more about James Almeida
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Reid Andrews

Distinguished Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh
Etyelle Araujo

Etyelle Araujo

ALARI 2019-2020 Visiting Student
2019 Mark Claster Mamolen Dissertation Workshop Alumna
Research interests lie in Language Studies, specifically Applied Linguistics, focused on Narrative Analysis, identity construction and interaction in society.... Read more about Etyelle Araujo
Emma Banks

Emma Banks

Mark Claster Mamolen Dissertation Workshop 2017 Alumna
My dissertation research focuses on state and community formation in the coal-mining region of La Guajira, Colombia. I work with Wayúu indigenous and Afro-... Read more about Emma Banks
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Maya J. Berry

Mark Claster Mamolen Dissertation Workshop 2016 Alumna
Postdoctoral Associate at Yale University’s Institute of Sacred Music
Maya J. Berry is currently a Postdoctoral Associate at Yale University’s Institute of Sacred Music.  As Assistant Professor of African, African American,... Read more about Maya J. Berry
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Katherine Bonil Gómez

Mark Claster Mamolen Dissertation Workshop 2016 Alumna
Ph.D. in History from the Johns Hopkins University

Her research interests focus on the African diaspora in the Spanish Atlantic world, identity-building processes and intersections of race and politics in...

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Jonathon Booth

JD-Ph.D. Candidate, History Department and Law
His research focuses on criminal law and race in the post-emancipation Atlantic World, particularly the United States, Jamaica, and Cuba.
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Fernanda Bretones Lane

Mark Claster Mamolen Dissertation Workshop 2017 Alumna
PhD Candidate, History Department at Vanderbilt University
Fernanda Bretones Lane is a doctoral candidate in the History Department at Vanderbilt University. She is interested in Latin American and Atlantic... Read more about Fernanda Bretones Lane
Rita Brito

Rita Brito

Mamolen Dissertation Workshop Alumna 2018
The project approaches the candomblé – an Afro-Brazilian religion – from the perspective of its spatial configuration. Drawing from both anthropology and... Read more about Rita Brito
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Vincent Brown

Charles Warren Professor of History
Professor of African and African American Studies
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Russel Burk

Ph.D. Candidate, Religions of the Americas, Committee on the Study of Religion.
His research interests focuses on the globalization of Afro-Cuban religions and the appropriation of African diaspora religions in the United States.