Michael Gomez

Dr. Michael A. Gomez

Silver Professor; Professor of History and Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, New York University.

Founder, Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD).

e-mail: michael.gomez@nyu.edu

Some recent publications

  • Gomez, M. A. (2018).

African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa. Princeton University Press.

  • Gomez, M. A. (2006).

Diasporic Africa: A Reader. New York University Press.

  • Gomez, M. A. (2005).

Black Crescent: The Experience and Legacy of African Muslims in the Americas. Cambridge University Press.

Texts to download

  • Gomez, M. A. (2013).

“Africans, Religion, and African Religion Through the Nineteenth Century”. Journal of Africana Religions, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 78-90.

  • Gomez, M. A. (2006).

“A Harvest for the People: P. Sterling Stuckey, Activist and Scholar”. The Journal of African American History, Vol. 91, No. 4, pp. 374-384.

  • Gomez, M. A. (2004).

“Of Du Bois and Diaspora: The Challenge of African American Studies”. Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 175-194.

  • Gomez, M. A. (1994).

“Muslims in Early America”. The Journal of Southern History, Vol. 60, No. 4, pp. 671-710.