Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

Roquinaldo Ferreira

Associate Professor of History and Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

Research areas: History, Politics and Governance; Race, Ethnicity and Slavery

Roquinaldo Ferreira received his PhD in African History from UCLA in 2003. He specializes in African, colonial Brazilian, and Atlantic histories. He is the author of Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World: Angola and Brazil during the Era of the Slave Trade (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012).