RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

SELECTED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

“Untrapping the Soul of Fanon: Culture, Consciousness and the Future of Pan-Africanism.”  Journal of Pan African Studies,  vol. 4, no. 7 (November 2011): pp. 135-159.

“Walter Rodney and the Politics of the Haitian Ruling Class: Rethinking the State in Haiti.”  Journal of Third World Studies, vol. 28.1 (Spring 2011): pp. 61–81.

 “Africa Must Unite Revisited: Continuity and Change in the Case for African Unity.”  Africa Today, vol. 57.1 (Fall 2010): pp. 43-63.

 “Pan-African Nationalism in Theory and Practice.”  The International Journal of Africana Studies,  vol. 15.1 (Spring 2009): pp. 31-56.

PEER - REVIEW JOURNAL ARTICLES

2011

“Untrapping the Soul of Fanon: Culture, Consciousness and the Future of Pan- Africanism.” Journal of Pan African Studies, vol. 4, no. 7 (November 2011): pp. 135-159.

“Towards an 8th Pan-African Congress: The Evolution of the Race – Class Debate.” Journal of Political Ideologies, vol. 16.2 (June 2011): pp. 145–167.

“Walter Rodney and the Politics of the Haitian Ruling Class: Rethinking the State in Haiti.” Journal of Third World Studies, vol. 28.1 (Spring 2011): pp. 61–81.

 

2010
“Africa Must Unite Revisited: Continuity and Change in the Case for African Unity.” Africa Today, vol. 57.1 (Fall 2010): pp. 43-63.

“Towards a Holistic Review of Pan-Africanism: Linking the Idea and the Movement.”

Journal of Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, vol. 16.2 (2010): pp. 141-163.

 

2009
“Pan-African Nationalism in Theory and Practice.” The International Journal of Africana Studies, vol. 15.1 (Spring 2009): pp. 31-56.

“Walter Rodney’s Pan-African Nationalism.” Peace Review, vol. 20 (Spring 2009): pp. 487-495.

 

2008
“The Case for a Belizean Pan-Africanism.” Journal of Pan African Studies, vol. 2, no. 9 (March 2009): pp. 4-26.

 

1998
“Integration V. Revolution: A Political Leadership Comparison of Nelson Mandela and Amilcar Cabral.” Endarch: Journal of Black Political Research.

EDITED WORKS

2011

Veneration and Struggle: Commemorating Frantz Fanon. Journal of Pan African Studies,

Special Commemorative Edition on Frantz Fanon, vol. 4, no. 7 (November 2011).

SELECTED RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

“A Political Philosophy of Pan-Africanism: Elements & Implications.”  The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.  March, 2018.

“Relevancy and Empowerment: The Evolution of the Atlanta School of Black Political Science, 1972-2012.”  The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.  March, 2013.

“Relevancy Dilemma in Black Political Science, 1972-2012.”  The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Jackson, MS.  March, 2016.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2018

“A Political Philosophy of Pan-Africanism: Elements & Implications.” The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. March, 2018.

 

2016
“Relevancy Dilemma in Black Political Science, 1972-2012.” The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Jackson, MS. March, 2016.

 

2013
“Relevancy and Empowerment: The Evolution of the Atlanta School of Black Political Science, 1972-2012.” The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. March, 2013.

 

2012
“Malcolm X and the New Politics of Pan-African Nationalism.” The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV. March, 2012.

“African-Centered Thought and Movement in Atlanta, Georgia, 1992-2002.” The National Council for Black Studies, Atlanta, GA. March, 2012.

 

2011
“‘The (Re)Groundings with My Brothers’: Black Political Science, Black Political Struggle and the HBCU.” The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC. March, 2011.

 

2010
“Linking Aristide, Katrina & Obama: Epistemology & the Black Empowerment Imperative.” The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. March, 2010.

“Black Political Science & the Teaching of Black Political Struggle.” The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. March, 2010.

 

2009
“The Epistemic Vocation of the Black Political Scientist.” The Association for the Study of African American Life and History National Convention, Cincinnati, OH. October, 2009.

 

“Malcolm X & the Emerging Politics of African Diaspora Unity.” The National Council for Black Studies Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. March, 2009.

 

2008
“’Return to the Source’: Pan-Africanism from the Ground.” The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. March, 2008.

 

2007
“Walter Rodney, Neo-Colonialism & the Crisis of the Haitian State.” The Florida Political Science Association. March 2007.

“From Garvey to Amandala!: Locating Belize in the Pan-African Movement.” The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA. March, 2007.

 

2006

“Critical Discourse on the Political Economy of Underdevelopment in Belize.” The Meeting of the International Studies Association – Southern Region, Birmingham, AL.

 

“Walter Rodney & the Haitian Paradox: The Politics of the African Ruling Class Revisited.” The 31st Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago.

 

“The Epistemic Vocation of the African-Centered Scholar.” The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

 

2005
“The Demise of Jean Bertrand Aristide & the Politics of African (dis)Unity.” The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

 

2004
“A Closer Look: The Life, Times and Works of Jacob Carruthers.” Panel presentation at the 27th Annual Olive-Harvey College Black Studies Conference, Chicago, IL.

 

“Towards A Theory of Progressive Pan-African Nationalism.” The National Council for Black Studies Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

 

1997
“Pan-Africanism & Black Political Thought: The Importance of Worldview.” The National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

SPONSORED RESEARCH 

2013

Florida State House of Representatives District 59 Study. Sponsored by the University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc., Coordinated Community Anti-Crime Initiative, Tampa, FL., 2010-2013.

 

2010
Florida Communities Assessment & Economic Development Study. Sponsored by the State of Florida Office of Tourism, Trade, and Economic Development, Tampa, FL., 2008-2010.

 

2006
Central Park/Downtown Tampa Redevelopment Project. A Better Place Group / The Central Park Group, Tampa, FL, 2005-2006.

BOOKS - IN - PROGRESS

Fighting to Unite: Fragmentation, Cooptation, & Re-membering Pan-African Unity,  2022

A Political Philosophy of Pan-Africanism, 2023

The Atlanta School of Black Political Science,” 2023

BOOK CHAPTERS

2001
“Legitimizing Nationalism in the African-American Empowerment Dialog: In Search of Balance.” Chapter in Creating & Defining The African-American Community: Family, Church, Politics and Culture, eds. Augustine Konneh and Michelle Brown Douglass. A publication of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History, Tapestry Press, 2001.

2000
“African-American Legacies and Challenges in the African Diaspora.” Chapter in Heritage and Horizons: The African-American Legacy and the Challenges of the 21st Century, eds. Alexa Benson Henderson and Augustine Konneh. A publication of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History, Tapestry Press, 2000.

BOOK REVIEW ARTICLES

1998
“’Africa & Africans in the Diaspora’: A Critical Review.” Endarch: Journal of Black Political Research.