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Faculty by Region: Caribbean and Latin America

  • Ann Farnsworth-Alvear

    Associate Professor of History

    • Working-class history
    • Gender studies
    • The Colombian Choco
    • The history of race in Latin America

  • Kathleen Hall

    Associate Professor of Education and Anthropology

    • Immigration, race relations, and education
    • Citizenship, cultural politics, and national incorporation
    • Class, socialization and social stratification Social theory

  • Michael Hanchard

    Gustave C. Kuemmerle Professor of Africana Studies

    Department Chair
    • Comparative Politics (Nationalism, Race and Ethnicity, Social Movements, Political Culture)
    • Africana Studies
    • Latin American Studies
    • Political Theory (Citizenship, Comparative Political Theory)

  • Hans-Peter Kohler

    Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography, Department of Sociology

    Research Associate, Population Studies Center University of Pennsylvania
    • Fertility and Related Behaviors in Both Developing and Developed Countries
    • Social Interactions and AIDS-related Behavior in Africa

  • Timothy Rommen

    Davidson Kennedy Professor in the College Professor of Music and Africana Studies

    • Caribbean Studies
    • Coloniality/decoloniality
    • The political economy of music and sound
    • Creole musical formations
    • Tourism
    • Diaspora
    • Music and spirituality
    • The ethics of style

  • Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw

    Associate Professor of History of Art

    Undergraduate Chair, Department of History of Art
    • Race, gender, sexuality and class
    • The art of the United States and the “New World”
    • Polynesian, Brazilian, and African American art