Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Director, Area Studies
Associate Professor-African acn Caribean history
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Brooks College Partnership
Assoc. Faculty - African and American Studies
Current research: examine the production of bark-cloth in Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic and its impact on the lives of African slaves.
Studying African customs in dress, textiles, and weaving techniques.
RECENT AWARDS AND HONORS
Ford Foundation fellowship and was based at the University of the West Indies as a Ford fellow. He has lectured in South Africa and served as a visiting professor at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
The Language of Dress: Resistance and Accommodation in Jamaica, 1760-1890 was published by the University of the West Indies Press and released in 2004
He has published and has presented numerous papers on dress customs among Caribbean Slaves.
Pre-Colonial and Colonial Africa. Pre-Columbian and Early Colonial Caribean. Women/Gender and Sexuality and Material Culture.
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