• Member, Race Bibliography Team, New Orleans Research Collaborative

    Founded and Directed by Leslie Harris (History, Emory University) and Connie Moon Sehat (Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University) in collaboration with Emory University Libraries, the New Orleans Research Collaborative (NOLARC) “brings together individuals pursuing an historical and critical evaluation of New Orleans.” “With the creation of a non-profit, interdisciplinary online resource, we seek …

  • Founder & Curator, African Diaspora, Ph.D.

    In 2008, I founded the curated blog African Diaspora, Ph.D. to highlight scholarship and scholars in the field of Atlantic African Diaspora history and create an online space to discuss and share books, articles, reviews, and news relevant to the field. African Diaspora, Ph.D. is a digital humanities resource highlighting research, teaching, scholarship, and scholars …

  • Latest News: International Colloquia ‘Saint-Louis du Sénégal and New Orleans’

    “Saint-Louis, Senegal, and New Orleans: The Comparative and Linked History of Two Port Cities on Each Side of the Atlantic from the 17th to the 21st Centuries, “June 4-7, 2012, Université Gaston de Berger, Saint-Louis du Sénégal This summer, I will be presenting at the first of a two-part colloquia comparing and connecting the history …

  • Teaching the Afro-Atlantic

    In my teaching, I use slavery’s global legacy to examine the complicated dynamics of race and gender in the United States and around the world.  My teaching experience ranges from large undergraduate survey courses on United States history to smaller seminars on histories of women and slavery.  Courses I’ve designed include “Black Women & Slavery …

  • Current Position: Assistant Professor of History at Michigan State University

      Visit the MSU History Department here.