Visiting Fellows

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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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Odette Casamayor-Cisneros

Visiting Fellow, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and Visiting Scholar,  Afro-Latin American Research Institute

Biography

Odette Casamayor-Cisneros is Associate Professor of Latin American and Caribbean Cultures at the University of Connecticut-...

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Genevieve Dempsey

Genevieve E. Dempsey

Mark Claster Mamolen Fellow Academic Year 2017-18
Ethnomusicologist and Musician

Genevieve E. Dempsey is an ethnomusicologist and musician, specializing largely in the musics of Latin America and the Lusophone world. She received her...

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Victor Fowler

2015-2016: Mark Claster Mamolen Fellowship

Biography

Victor Fowler is one of the most important writers of his generation. Born in 1960 to an Afro-Cuban family, he belongs to the...

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Matheus Gato

2017-2018 ALARI Visiting Fellow

Matheus Gato is a sociologist specializing largely in race relations in Brazil. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of São Paulo in...

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Marixa Lasso

Marixa Lasso

Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow, Fall 2016
Associate Professor of Latin American History at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Biography

Marixa Lasso is Associate Professor of Latin American History at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Prior to joining the...

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Márcia Lima

Fall 2016: Afro-Latin American Research Insitute Fellowship

Biography

Professor of Sociology at the University of São Paulo
Brazil's Racial Inequalities and Regional...

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Ivor Miller

Mark Claster Mamolen Fellow 2016-2017 Academic Year
Senior Lecturer at Bassey Andah Institute for African and Asian Studies at the University of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

Biography


Ivor Miller is a cultural historian specializing in the African Diaspora in the Caribbean and the Americas. He was a...

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Elio Rodríguez

Spring 2015: Afro-Latin American Research Institute Fellow and Cohen Fellow, Hutchins Center

Biography

All my work in a general sense deals with the question of identity, understood as the system of judgments about a person,...

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Kathryn E. Sampeck

Non-resident Fellow, Du Bois Research Institute
Associate Professor at Illinois State University

Biography

Kathryn E. Sampeck (BA, MA, University of Chicago; PhD Tulane University), an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Illinois...

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Devyn Spence Benson

Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow, Hutchins Center, Spring 2015
Assistant Professor of History and African and African American Studies, Louisiana State University

Biography

Dr. Devyn Spence Benson is an Assistant Professor of History and African and African American Studies at Louisiana State...

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Lester Tomé

Peggy Rockefeller Visiting Scholar, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Biography

Lester Tomé is an assistant professor in the Dance Department and the Latin American and Latino/a Studies Program at Smith...

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Silvia Valero

Fall 2015: Afro-Latin American Research Institute Fellowship
Professor of Latin American and Caribbean Literature at the Universidad de Cartagena, Colombia

Biography

Silvia Valero is a Professor of Latin American and Caribbean Literature at the Universidad de Cartagena, Colombia. She...

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Belen Vega Pichaco

Belén Vega Pichaco

Juan de la Cierva Post-doctoral Researcher in Musicology at the University of Oviedo
Afro-Latin American Research Institute Fellow Fall 2017

Belén Vega Pichaco is a Juan de la Cierva Post-doctoral Researcher (MINECO, Spain) in Musicology at the University of Oviedo and belongs to its Research...

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