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

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

Diasporic Africa: A Reader. New York University Press.

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

Texts to download

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

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

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

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