African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department

Dr. Juliet Hooker releases her second book with Oxford University Press, Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos 

Tue, May 30, 2017
Dr. Juliet Hooker releases her second book with Oxford University Press, Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos 
Cover of Dr. Hooker's book, Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos 

Dr. Juliet Hooker, a political theorist specializing in comparative political theory and critical race theory, is Associate Professor of Government and of African and African Diaspora Studies at UT. Her primary research interests include black political thought, Latin American political thought, political solidarity, and multiculturalism; she has also published on Afro-descendant and indigenous politics and multicultural rights in Latin America. She is the author of Race and the Politics of Solidarity (Oxford University Press, 2009), and has recently released her second book Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos  (Oxford University Press in 2017), which juxtaposes the accounts of race formulated by prominent nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S. African-American and Latin American thinkers: Frederick Douglass, Domingo F. Sarmiento, W. E. B. Du Bois and José Vasconcelos. 

For more information about Dr. Hooker’s latest book, click here

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