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Vanessa Agard-Jones

BA (Political Science), Yale University. MA (African American Studies), Columbia University. MA (French Studies), New York University. PhD Candidate (Anthropology and French Studies), New York University. A cultural anthropologist, work focuses on questions of sovereignty and sexual politics in Martinique, a French territory in the Caribbean. Editor, with historian Manning Marable, of the volume, Transnational Blackness: Navigating the Global Color Line (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008). Work published in the Caribbean Review of Gender Studies and Gay and Lesbian Quarterly (GLQ). Former board chair and continued supporter of New York City’s Audre Lorde Project. SLC, 2012–

Courses taught in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies