A Bit About Me
I am an Associate Professor at Rutgers University–Camden in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice and affiliated with Africana Studies and Latin American and Latino Studies. My research examines how Africans and Afro-descendants negotiate ethnic and racial boundaries.
2019. Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage and the Meaning of Race. New York: NYU Press.
2019. “Freedom and Frustration: Rachel Dolezal and the Meaning of Race.” Contexts: Sociology for the Public. Based on the blog post entitled “Rachel Dolezal: ‘Negra Frustrada’ (Frustrated Black Woman)” located here.
2016. “An African/Nigerian-American Studying Black-White Couples in Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro” in Race and the Politics of Knowledge Production: Diaspora and Black Transnational Scholarship in the USA and Brazil. Edited by Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman and Gladys Mitchell-Walthour. Palgrave: New York, 123-138
2010. “Building Power for ‘Non-Citizen Citizenship:’ A Case Study of The Multi-Ethnic Immigrant Workers Organizing Network (MIWON).” In Ruth Milkman, Joshua Bloom, and Victor Narro (ed.) Working for Justice: The L.A. Model of Organizing and Advocacy, Cornell University Press.