Quito Swan

Quito SwanQuito J. Swan is an Associate Professor of African Diaspora history at Howard University and author of Black Power in Bermuda: The Struggle For Decolonization. His scholarship and teaching areas include Black internationalism, Black Power and black social movements in the Caribbean/Latin America. The National Endowment for the Humanities has sponsored his current manuscript, Pauulu’s Diaspora: Black Power, Global Crossroads and Environmental Justice. Anchored by the global activism of Roosevelt ‘Pauulu’ Browne, it is a political narrative of the twentieth century African Diaspora. Swan’s next book project is entitled Melanesia’s Way: Black Internationalism in the South Pacific. It is being supported by a 2017 residential fellowship at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study by the American Council of Learned Societies. He is also co-editor of Michigan State University Press’s Ruth Simms Hamilton African Diaspora Book Series.