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Davarian Baldwin

assistant professor, history, Boston College

Professor Baldwin has taught a range of courses on the African American experience and the history of modern thought. His research interests include intellectual and mass culture, Black radical thought and transnational social movements, race, space, and urban culture, competing conceptions of modernity, political economy and heritage tourism. Baldwin has been the recipient of the Erskine Peters Dissertation Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame (2000-2001) and the Carter G. Woodson Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Virginia (2003-2004). He is currently at work on two manuscript projects: *Black Belts and Ivory Towers: The Racial Foundations of U.S. Social Thought* and *UniverCities: How Knowledge Institutions are Re-Structuring the Urban Landscape.*