Allan Charles Dawson

professor in New York

Allan Charles Dawson

professor in New York

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Allan Charles Dawson is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Drew University. His research is concerned with issues of ethnicity and identity in West Africa and in the African Diaspora; ethnicity and globalization; identity and violence; religious innovation; chieftaincy; and traditional religious practice in the West African Sahel. More recently, Dawson engages questions of Blackness and Afro-Brazilian identity within the context of the broader Black Atlantic world.

  • Work
    • Drew University
  • Education
    • McGill University (Ph.D.), The University of Calgary (M.A., B.A.)