Michele Reid-Vazquez, Ph.D.

Michele Reid-Vazquez is Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Founding Director of the Center for Ethnic Studies Research, and Director of the Afrolatinidad Studies Initiative at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research focuses on the history of the African Diaspora in the Caribbean and Latin America, and on Afro-Latinx communities in the US, with particular interests in slavery and freedom; race and gender relations; politics, migration, and identity; and digital humanities.