Michele Reid-Vazquez, Ph.D.

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