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Edmund T. Gordon

Associate Faculty Ph. D., Stanford University

Chair and Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies, Associate Professor Anthropology
Edmund T. Gordon

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Biography

Edmund T. Gordon is chair of the African and African Diaspora Studies Department and Associate Professor African and African Diaspora Studies and Anthropology of the African Diaspora at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Gordon is also the former Associate Vice President of Thematic Initiatives and Community Engagement of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement as well as former Director of the Center for African and African American Studies at The University of Texas. His teaching and research interests include: Culture and power in the African Diaspora, gender studies (particularly Black males), critical race theory, race education, and the racial economy of space and resources. His publications include Disparate Diasporas: Identity and Politics in an African-Nicaraguan Community, 1998 UT Press. Dr. Gordon received his Doctorate in Social Anthropology from Stanford University and his Master's of Arts from Stanford University in Anthropology and Master's degree in Marine Sciences from the University of Miami.

Additional Affiliations:

African and African Diaspora Studies Department, Warfield Center for African and African American Studies, Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies 

Interests

Culture and power in the African Diaspora, gender studies (particularly Black males), critical race theory, race education, and the racial economy of space and resources
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