LACIS Lectures: The Politics Of Blackness: Racial Identity And Political Behavior In Contemporary Brazil
Dr. Gladys Mitchell-Walthour is a political scientist specializing in Brazilian racial politics. Her work examines Afro-Brazilian racial identification and political behavior and opinion. She is currently a visiting assistant professor of public policy in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Department of Africology. Her book uses an intersectional approach to analyze the impact of the experience of race on Afro-Brazilian political behavior in the cities of Salvador, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro. Sponsored by LACIS, and free and open to the public.