Faculty & Staff
ROBIN M. CHANDLER
Associate Professor, Department of African American Studies
Ph.D., Northeastern University
Department of African American Studies
208 Lake Hall
(617) 373-2625 (fax)
Areas of Study:
Globalization, Gender and Development, The Sociology of Science and Technology, Interdisciplinary Theory and Methodology, Micro-enterprise and the Arts, Global Arts Movements.
Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
4th Annual International Conference on Sociology, Mini-conference on Violence against Women, May 10-13, Athens, Greece. Paper, “Gender-based Violence-Crisis and Opportunity”, 2010
“Artisans and the Marketing of Ethnicity: Globalization, Indigenous Identity, and Nobility Principles in Micro-Enterprise Development”, Ethnic Studies Review, Vol. 31, No.1. July, 2008
Selected Professional Activities:
Fulbright Specialist. Grand Bassa Community College, Buchanan, Liberia, 2010-present
Board member, National Association of Ethnic Studies, 2010-present
Institute for Race and Justice - Steering Committee/ Community Advisory Board, 2001-present.
Work/artist included in IndiVisible: African-Native American
Lives in the Americas, Exhibition and Book. National Museum of the American Indian, October. Touring exhibition SITES (Smithsonian) and NMAI, 2009-2010.
Upcoming Courses and Recent Courses Taught:
AFRS 1185 Gender in the African Diaspora
AFAM 1109 Foundations of Black Culture I