Tauren Nelson

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Graduate School Student
Second Year PhD Student; African American Studies and Anthropology
M.A Social Policy (Brandeis ‘21), B.A Political Science and African American Studies (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign ‘19)

Prior to Yale, Tauren studied reparations, transformative housing models, and Black farming in the U.S. South at Brandeis. She currently researches contemporary Black U.S. maroon formations in the 21st century as sites of possibility for freedom-making, relational transformation, and worldmaking.

Combined Ph.D. with Anthropology