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Ana Lucia Araujo
Professor of History
Howard University


Ana Lucia Araujo is Professor of History at historically black Howard University in Washington DC, United States. She is author of seven single-authored books, including Slavery in the Age of Memory: Engaging the Past (Bloomsbury Academic, 2020), Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History, (Bloomsbury Academic, 2017), Brazil Through French Eyes: A Nineteenth-Century Artist in the Tropics (University of New Mexico Press, 2015), Shadows of the Slave Past: Heritage, Memory, and Slavery (Routledge, 2014), and Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic (Cambria Press, 2010). Araujo edited or co-edited five books and published dozens of refereed articles in journals and edited books. Since 2017, Araujo is a member of the international scientific committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project. She serves on the board of editors of the American Historical Review (the journal of the American Historical Association, the largest association of historians in the United States) and the editorial board of the British journal Slavery and Abolition. She is also a member of the editorial review board of the African Studies Review, and a proud member of the board of Black Perspectives.


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