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Publications

Refereed Publications

2013

"‘The Beautiful Faces of My Black People’: Race, Ethnicity and the Politics of Colombia's 2005 Census." Ethnic and Racial Studies, May 2013, ahead of print.
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2010

“The Right to Difference: Explaining Colombia’s Shift from Color-Blindness to the Law of Black Communities,” American Journal of Sociology, 116:3
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2008

“Re-Africanization and the Cultural Politics of Bahianidade”, SOULS Interdisciplinary Journal of Black Politics, Society and Culture, 11:4, 423-440.
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2008

With Mark Sawyer. “Contesting Politics as Usual: Black Social Movements, Globalization, and Race Policy in Latin America, SOULS Interdisciplinary Journal of Black Politics, Society and Culture, 10:3, 197-214 (First author), reprinted in Social Movements in the African Diaspora, edited by Leith Mullings, Palgrave Macmillan Press (2010).
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2007

With Mark Sawyer. “We Didn’t Cross the Color Line, The Color Line Crossed Us: Immigration and Blackness in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the U.S.,” Dubois Review, 4:2 303–315.
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 Invited Articles and Book Chapters          

2012

Situating the 2012 Election in a Broader African Diaspora: Black Solidarity, Excitement and Disappointment in an Obama-Run Western Hemisphere", SOULS Interdisciplinary Journal of Black Politics, Society and Culture

2011

with Judith Morrison and Darien Davis. “Pan-Afro-Latin African Americanism Revisited: Legacies and Lessons for Transnational Alliances in the New Millennium” in Re-Examining the Black Atlantic: Afro-Descendants and Development edited by Bernd Reiter: Michigan State University Press.

Under Review

Book Manuscript: Afro-Latinos in Movement: Critical Approaches to the Study of Blackness and Transnationalism in the Americas, edited by Petra Rivera, Jennifer Jones and Tianna Paschel, Palgrave MacMillan

Article:
 “Beyond Whitening: Racial Schemas and Fluidity in Four Latin American Countries” (with Edward Telles, Princeton University), Revise and Resubmit, American Journal of Sociology

Article: “Transnational Illegibility: Afro-Colombian Movements and the Internationalization of Fragmentation”, Under review

In the Works

Book Manuscript: Becoming Black Political Subjects: Globalization, Social Movements and the Making of Ethno-Racial Rights in Colombia and Brazil, to be Finished March 2014

Article: Who’s In? Rethinking Social Movement Institutionalization”, to be Finished Summer 2014

Article: “Authenticity, Rurality and Legality: Law 70 and the New Politics of Blackness in Colombia”, to be finished Summer 2014

Book Reviews and Policy Publications

2012

Book Review of Brazil’s New Racial Politics edited by Bernd Reiter and Gladys L. Mitchell, Journal of Latin American Studies, 44:3 606-608.

2007

The World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples, Minority Rights Group. (Mexico, Venezuela and Ecuador entries)

2007

Book Review of  Development as a Human Right: Legal, Political and Economic Dimensions, Andreassen and Marks (eds), Harvard School of Public Health, Grassroots Development Journal.

2004

Workshop Report: Leadership and Socioeconomic Development for Communities of African Descent in Latin America and the Caribbean, Inter-Agency Consultation on Race in Latin America (IAC).

2004

Race Report 2004: Constitutional Provisions and Legal Actions Related to Discrimination and Afro-Descendant Populations in Latin America, Inter-American Dialogue.

Translations and Editing

2008

Life Facing Adversity: Report on the Human Rights Situation of Afro-Colombian Women in Situations of Forced Displacement. Association of Displaced Afro-Colombians and Global Rights. (English translation)

2008

Racial Discrimination and Human Rights in Colombia: A Report on the Situation of the Rights of Afro-Colombians. Observatory on Racial Discrimination, Center for Law, Justice and Society, University of the Andes, Colombia. (Copy-editing of English version)
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