Vincent Brown is Charles Warren Professor of American History and Professor of African and African American Studies. He directs the History Design Studio and teaches courses in Atlantic history, African diaspora studies, and the history of slavery in the Americas.
Brown is the author of The Reaper's Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery (Harvard University Press, 2008), producer of Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness, an audiovisual documentary broadcast on the PBS series Independent Lens, and is most recently the author of Tacky's Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War (Belknap Press, 2020).
Duke University, PhD, History, 2002, Degree Certificate: African and African-American Studies, 2002
Dissertation: “Slavery and the Spirits of the Dead: Mortuary Politics in Jamaica, 1740-1834”
University of California, San Diego
BA: History, 1990
Minor: Theatrical Performance
Source: Harvard University - Center for Government and International Studies