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University of California at Berkeley, Ph.D African Diaspora Studies
Cornell University, M.P.S Africana Studies
St. Francis College, B.A. International Cultural Studies
Research Interest & Teaching Specialization
Racism and social inequality in France and the United States
Caribbean and African migration to France and the United States
Decolonization in West Africa
Labor relations and community organizations in the United States and France
Contemporary Caribbean Societies, gender relations, and Western Imperialism
Decolonizing the Republic: African and Caribbean Migrants in Postwar Paris (1946-1974),forthcoming with Michigan State University Press (Fall 2015)
Palimpsest: A Journal on Women, Gender and the Black International, special issue on Caribbean women in contemporary societies Vol.3 Issue 2 (October 2014)
Peer Reviewed Articles
“Mercer Cook: The Father of Black French Studies” forthcoming in French Politics, Culture & Society (Fall 2015)
“A “New” Black Nationalism in the United States and France” Journal of African American Studies Volume 18, Number 3 (Fall 2014), pp. 286-304.
“The Earthquake, the Missionaries, and the Future of Vodou” Journal of Black Studies Vol. 42 No.2 (March, 2011), pp. 247-263.
“In Search of Full Citizenship: The French West Indian Case (1848-2009)” Journal of Contemporary Thought, 32 (Winter 2010),pp. 99-112.
“Jezebels and Victims: West Indian Women in Postwar France (1946-1975)” in French Historical Studies Volume 33, Number 3 (Summer 2010), pp.475-495.
“Presidents of Color, Globalization, and Social Inequality” Journal of Black Studies Volume 40, Number 3 (January 2010), pp. 445-461.
“Student Protests in the Black Atlantic of ‘68: Remembering Paris, Dakar, and New York” forthcoming in Elaine Carey, Protest in the Streets: 1968 Across the World (New York: Pearsons, 2015).
“For the Nation and for Work: Black Activism in Paris of the Sixties” in Wendy Pojmann (Ed.), Migration and Activism in Europe since 1945 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).
Saladin Ambar, Malcolm X at Oxford Union: Racial Politics in a Global Era (Oxford University Press, 2014) in Political Science Quarterly (Fall, 2014)
Greg Wiggan and Jean T. Walrond, Following the Northern Star: Caribbean
Identities and Education in North American Schools (New York: Nova Publishers, 2013) in Education Review, 2013
N.J. Watso and A. Parker Eds., Sports and Christianity: Historical and
Contemporary Perspective (New York: Routledge, 2013) in International Journal of Religion and Society Vol. 4 Issue 3, 2013.
Work in Progress
“Hegemony without Power: African-Americans in the Modern Capitalist World System” (in progress)
Black French Feminism: History and Trends