Jorge Banuelos

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Graduate School Student
19th & 20th Century Black Intellectual History; African-American Sociology of Religion; Black Political Economy & Political Theory; Philosophy of Religion; Critical Phenomenology
Carleton College, B.A. (2020): Religion (with Distinction) and History, Minor in Africana Studies

Jorge is a joint doctoral student between Yale’s Religious Studies and African-American Studies departments. His scholarly interests include slavery and colonization in African American experience, Black radical religious thought, Black religious skepticisms, and US religious history. Jorge’s thematic interests include the enmeshment of politics and spirituality in African American religious history & Black public life, as well as questions of race, class, and empire in the study of religion. Jorge researches the relationship between nineteenth & early twentieth-century Anglophone Pan-Africanism, repatriate social movements, and US political theology. Jorge’s research has been supported by the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, the Schomburg-Mellon Summer Humanities Institute research fellowship, the David Parks Memorial research fellowship, and Yale’s Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM) graduate fellowship.

Combined Ph.D. with Religious Studies