Graduate Students

Joshua Aiken's picture
19th and 20th Century U.S. History, Race and Migration in the Americas, Mass Criminalization, U.S. Empire, Black Feminist Thought, Black Poetics, Black Marxism and Queer of Color Critiques
Stephane Andrade's picture
Ethnography; Urban & Community Sociology; Race & Ethnicity; Poverty; Inequality; Neighborhoods; Personal Networks; Qualitative Methods
Kaelyn Apple's picture
Body Politics, Racial Injustice, and Legal History
Hamzah Baig's picture
Middle East and North Africa
Andie Berry's picture
20th/21st century African American dramatic literature, theater history; performance studies; speculation and the speculative; trauma studies. 
Candace Borders's picture
Black Studies, Black Feminist Theory, 20th-century African American women’s history, oral history, public humanities
Da'Von Boyd's picture
African American Political Theory, Black Feminist Theory, Black Relision in Social Movements
Bianca Dang's picture
Haitian Studies, 19th-Century African American History, Caribbean History, African Diaspora Studies, Black Feminist Thought, Gender Studies, Migration Studies
Ambre Dromgoole's picture
20th/21st Century Music and Performance; Holiness/Pentecostal Traditions; Women and Gender; Popular Culture; Voice Studies; Sonic Spirituality
Anna Duensing's picture
20th Century United States History; African American History Since 1865; Modern German History; the US Military and American Empire; Public Humanities; Comparative Race and Diaspora; Studies; Immigration; Popular Culture and Mass Media
Alex Fialho's picture
Contemporary art, activist artistic response, HIV/AIDS scholarship, critical race studies, queer theory
Dustin Gavin's picture
American Religious History
Alycia Hall's picture
Maroon Studies, Jamaican History, Caribbean History, 18th and 19th-Century African American History, African Diaspora Studies, Black Studies, Slavery and Emancipation
Amanda Joyce Hall's picture
20th Century U.S. social and political history; the Black Freedom Struggle; the Black Radical Tradition; Digital Humanities; international history; cultural and sports history; history of South Africa; decolonization; histories of diaspora, transnational movements, and world governance
Clara Hawken's picture
20th-Century Popular Music; Black Feminism; Racial Capitalism; Social/Economic Policy; Black Studies; Performance Studies; Labor Studies; Sound Studies
Josie Hodson's picture
African Diasporic Art; Modern; Contemporary; African American Art
Isaac Jean-Francois's picture
Black studies, Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, Queer theory, and Sound Studies
Michelle Johnson's picture
20th Century United States social and political history; African American history since 1865; Black women's history; the Black Freedom Struggle; Freedom North studies; United States urban history
Kassidi Jones's picture
19th-Century African American Ecopoetics and Georgia Douglas Johnson.
Micah Jones's picture
20th Century African American History; Southern History; Black Women's History; Black Freedom Struggle; 20th Century United States social and political history
Erich Kessel's picture
Antiblackness; aesthetics; contemporary art and media; theories and histories of capitalism, labor and the commodity; psychoanalysis and affect theory; embodiment; philosophies of the subject. 
Micah Khater's picture
19th and 20th Century African American History; Southern History; Carceral Studies; Black Feminist Theory; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Cultural History
Alison Kibbe's picture
Migration and Diaspora Studies, Race and Ethnicity, Caribbean and Latin American Studies, Black feminism, Ethnography and Oral History, Performance Studies, Body Studies, Transnationalism, Citizenship
Rachel Laryea's picture
Black capitalists in the trans-Atlantic financial industry
Amara Lawson-Chavanu's picture
Black feminist theory, labor studies, sound & visual culture, affect & materiality, histories of arson
Jeong Yeon Lee's picture
19th-Century American and African American Literature, Early American Literature, Christian Theology, Violence, Critical Race Studies, Black Studies
Demar F. Lewis IV's picture
Prisoner Reentry; Inequality; Racial Politics; Urban Sociology; Sociology of Law
Sophia Lindner's picture
Race and racial ideology, culture and media, mechanisms of racial stratification
Faith Macharia's picture
transnational migrations; Africans in Europe, specifically Spain and Italy; ethnographic methods; citizenship and identity.
Shayne McGregor's picture
20th-/21st-Century American Literature, Black Literary History, Afrofuturism
Philip V. McHarris's picture
Race and Ethnicity; Urban Sociology; Sociology of Punishment; Inequality; Mixed-Methods
Jessie Modi's picture
20/21st Century, Poetry & Poetics, Critical Race Studies, History of the Book, Marxism, Postcolonial Studies
Jeania Ree Moore's picture
Theology; religious studies; African American/Africana studies; aesthetics; animals; ethics
Maryam Parhizkar's picture
Black studies, relational ethnic studies, performance studies, poetics, histories and theories of modernism and modernity
Olivia Polk's picture
Black feminist theory, queer theory, 19th and 20th century African American literature, black visual culture, gender and sexuality studies, performance studies, affect and materiality, faggotry, femmes, sexual subcultures
Katherine Ponds's picture
Performance Studies; American Studies; Classical Reception Studies; African-American Literature
Yasmina Price's picture
Afro-Diasporic Cinema, affect and flesh, Black Marxism, anti-colonialism, Black Cinema, Marxism, Anti-colonial Filmmaking, Black Feminism, Third-Worldism
Jocelyn Proietti's picture
Visual art, literature, cultural history, and black feminist performances of self
Gwen Prowse's picture
Black politics; federalism; policing; urban politics; participatory methods
Teanu Reid's picture
17th and 18th-Century African American History, Caribbean History, African Diaspora Studies, Black Studies, Economic History
Jas Riley's picture
Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Trans Studies, and Religious Studies. 
Maurice Rippel's picture
Race, Gender; African Diaspora; Citizenship; Education; Multimodal Ethnography
jub Sankofa's picture
African American Studies, Late 19th and 20th century Black Women's History, The Black West, U.S. Carceral Regimes, 20th Century Policing, Juvenile Justice, Prison Organizing, Reentry, Confinement Literature, Social Movements, Public Humanities, i.e.. Family and Community Memory, Digital Humanities, and Documentary Studies
Ben Slightom's picture
Political Anthropology, Afro-pessimism, Post-Industrial Landscapes, Urban Dispossession, and the Racialized Production of the Underclass
Cera Smith's picture
20th-/21st-Century U.S. Ethnic Literatures (especially African American, Black diasporic, Chicanx, and Latinx), Radical Protest Literatures of the U.S., Critical Race Theories, Coloniality/Decoloniality, Black Studies, Body Studies
Alexandra Thomas's picture
Contemporary art and performance of Africa and the African diaspora, photography and new media, Black feminist thought, and queer theory
Teona Williams's picture
U.S environmental history, political ecology, race and ethnic studies, environmental justice, digital humanities, and African American history
Nala Williams's picture
Black feminist theory, Black feminist geographies, Black studies, critical race theory, alter/native anthropology