PhD, University of New Mexico
Associate Professor of Latin American and Cultural Studies
1309B, Cathedral of Learning
Jerome Branche’s work is oriented towards the Black Atlantic, critical race theory, pedagogy, and issues of culture and coloniality in Latin America and the Caribbean. His publications include a book titled Colonialism and Race in Luso-Hispanic Literature (University of Missouri Press, 2006), and the following edited volumes: Lo que teníamos que tener: raza y revolución en Nicolás Guillén (IILI, 2003), Diversity across the Curriculum: A Practical Guide for Faculty (Anker publishers, 2007, with Ellen Cohn and John Mullenix), and Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean (University Press of Florida, 2008). His current book project deals with the philosophy and poetics of diaspora. Branche’s articles on Latin American and Caribbean literature and culture may be found in such venues as the Revista Iberoamericana, the Bulletin of Latin American Research, and the Afro-Hispanic Review. He currently serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana.