Marvin Chochotte

Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies

Marvin Chochotte is a historian who studies black African descendants in the Americas and their historical experience with political violence. This includes the history of slavery, freedom, and the history of post-colonial authoritarian states throughout the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States. He is currently working on a comprehensive book that explores the national history of Haiti – the world's first black republic.

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Choate House 105
HB 6134


  • Ph.D., University of Michigan
  • M.A., University of Michigan
  • B.A., The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers-Newark