Monday, May 5, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: University Library, Forum Room 2nd FL South, 1970 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it
Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students
Group: University Libraries
Program of African Studies
Category: Multicultural & Diversity
Associate Professor of the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University Alvin B. Tillery, Jr.’s research and teaching interests are in the fields of American politics and political theory. His research in American politics focuses on American political development, racial and ethnic politics and media and politics. His research in political theory focuses on Anglo-American political thought and critical race theory.
His book Between Homeland and Motherland: Africa, U.S. Foreign Policy and Black Leadership in America (Cornell University Press, 2011) won the 2012 W.E.B. Du Bois Distinguished Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists. His papers have appeared in Studies in American Political Development, Political Research Quarterly and Journal of Black Studies. He is currently completing a book that examines African-American attitudes toward immigration between 1850 and 1965.