Michele Reid-Vazquez, Ph.D.

Michele Reid-Vazquez is Associate Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. She established and directs the Afro-Latin American and Afro-Latinx Initiative. Her research focuses on the history of the African Diaspora in the Caribbean, Latin America, and of Afro-Latinx communities in the U.S., particularly race and gender relations, politics, migration, and identity in the 19th and 20th centuries.