Tianna Paschel

Department: African American & African Diaspora Studies

Prof. Paschel’s 2016 book, Becoming Black Political Subjects: Movements and Ethno-Racial Rights in Colombia and Brazil, examines the shift from colorblind state discourses to the adoption of ethno-racial policies in Colombia and Brazil in the 1990s, as well as the impact this shift has had on political institutions and broader socio-cultural change in these countries. More broadly, research interests are in the fields of race and ethnicity, politics and development and globalization