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Wazir Mohamed

Assistant Professor, Sociology
Tom Raper Hall 266
(765) 973-8250


Current Scholarly/Research Interests

The intersections of Atlantic slavery, particularly the rise of slavery in the age of abolition, the second slavery in Cuba, Brazil, and the USA with the persistence of ethnic divisions and marginalization of the descendants of slaves in the African Diaspora of the Caribbean and the Americas. Member of the International Research Seminar on the Second Slavery - This network brings together a growing number of international researchers (approximately 36) whose academic interest and research intersects with the Second Slavery.

Intersections – Research/Community Activism

Heavily involved in community work and social justice activism at the local, national and international levels of society - This ranges from participation as Chair of the Richmond Human Rights Commission, involvement with the local churches in the Children of Abraham Study Committee, Coaching Youth Soccer, and speaking and writing on issues of Islam and Human Rights, on the Arab Spring (see Pambazuka.org), on Rice and Globalization (see stabroeknews.com), on the works and Ideas of Walter Rodney (see pambazuka.org), and on Land and Globalization.

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