Dr. Yesenia Barragan is a historian of modern Latin America and the Caribbean and a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Dartmouth College. She specializes in the history of Afro-Latin America and the African diaspora in the Americas, with a focus on race, slavery, and emancipation in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Dr. Barragan earned her Ph.D. in Latin American History at Columbia University, where she was a Ford Foundation Fellow, and her B.A. in Philosophy and History from Brown University, where she was a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow and Beinecke Scholar.
“Gendering Mastery: Female Slaveholders in the Colombian Pacific Lowlands,” Slavery & Abolition: A Journal of Slave and Post-Slave Studies (forthcoming), http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0144039X.2017.1356061
“‘To End 500 Years of Great Terror’: Struggles for Peace in the Afro-Colombian Pacific,” NACLA Report on the Americas, Issue 1: #BlackLivesMatter Across the Hemisphere 49 (2017): 56-63, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10714839.2017.1298246
“Death, Slavery, and Spiritual Justice on the Colombian Black Pacific,” Nuevo Mundo, Mundos Nuevos, June 2015, https://journals.openedition.org/nuevomundo/68186
“Free Black Women, Slavery, and the Politics of Place in Chocó, New Granada,” Revista de Estudios Colombianos 47 (enero-junio de 2016): 57-66. http://www.colombianistas.org/Portals/0/Revista/REC-47/47_10_Ensayo_Barragan.pdf