Core Faculty

Saheed Aderinto

Professor of History and African and African Diaspora Studies

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2010

African History, Human-Animal Studies; Popular Culture; Gender and Sexuality; Children and Childhood; Material Culture; African Historiography and Historical Method

Office: Modesto A. Maidique Campus 385B

Contact: 305-348-2328| | 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 | 


Okezi Otovo

Associate 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: 305.348.3966 || Website