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Jessica Vinas-Nelson

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Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Biography: 

Jessica Viñas-Nelson is an assistant professor in the School of Social Transformation. She studies African American intellectual history and identity formation in the 19th and early 20th centuries. She’s writing a history of Black debates and activism over interracial marriage and the related concepts of assimilation, extermination, and emigration. 

Education: 

Ph.D. The Ohio State University

Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
AFR 210Intro African American Studies
HST 333African American Hist to 1865
AFR 363African American Hist to 1865
AFR 493Honors Thesis
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
AFR 225Black Movements in America
HST 334African Amer Hist Since 1865
AFR 364African Amer Hist Since 1865
AFR 492Honors Directed Study
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
AFR 200Intro to Africana Studies
HST 333African American Hist to 1865
AFR 363African American Hist to 1865
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 333African American Hist to 1865
AFR 363African Amer History to 1865