Core Faculty

Jean Rahier

Professor of Anthropology and Director of African & African Diaspora Studies
PhD, Université de Paris X, Nanterre, France,1994
Cultural Anthropology, African Diaspora Studies, Afro-Latin America, Festivity Studies, European Colonialism, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tourism in Sub-Saharan Africa
Office: Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LC 308
Contact: 305.348.2246 | Jean.Rahier@fiu.edu | Website

Jean-Robert Cadely

Associate Professor of Linguistics & Modern Languages and African & African Diaspora Studies
PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) Montréal, Canada,1994
Theoretical Linguistics, Pidgins and Creoles, Haitian Creole Phonology, French Phonology, Haitian Culture, Language, & Society
Office: Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LC 324
Contact: 305.348.6270 | cadelyj@fiu.edu | Website

Alexandra Cornelius

Lecturer of History and African & African Diaspora Studies, Graduate Program Director of African & African Diaspora Studies
PhD, Washington University, St Louis, 2006
19th and 20th C. African American history, Scientific theories of race and gender, American Culture, Society, and Political Discourse
Office: Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LC 323
Contact: 305.348.6271 | acdiallo@fiu.edu | Website

Hilary Jones

Associate Professor of History and African & African Diaspora Studies
Ph.D., Michigan State University, East Lansing Michigan, December 2003
African History, Political and Social History, Africa and the African Diaspora, Comparative History of Race and Slavery, Women and Gender, French Empire
Office: Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LC 304
Contact: 305.348.6860 | hijones@fiu.edu| Website

Andrea Queeley

Associate Professor of Anthropology and African & African Diaspora Studies
PhD, City University of New York, 2007
Caribbean Migration, Cuba, African Diaspora, Race, Social Inequality, Black Popular Culture, Anthropological Fieldwork
Office: Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LC 303B
Contact: 305.348.6289 | Andrea.Queeley@fiu.edu | Website

Okezi Otovo

Assistant Professor of History and African & African Diaspora Studies
PhD, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 2009
Latin American history, Brazilian history, History of the Atlantic World, Afro-Latin America, Race, Gender, and the Social History of Medicine and Public Health
Office: Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LC 303A
Contact: 305.348.6274 | okezi.otovo@fiu.edu| Website