Charmane Perry

Charmane M. Perry, Ph.D.

Office: AL-360
Email: [email protected]

Charmane M. Perry is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Africana Studies. As an Africana social scientist, Perry is trained in the discipline of Black Studies receiving her B.A. in African American Studies from Temple University, a M.A. in Pan African Studies from Syracuse University, and a Ph.D. in Africology from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. As a daughter of the Haitian diaspora, her current research examines the experiences of stigma, identity, and citizenship among second-generation Haitians in The Bahamas. She is also interested in global practices of antihaitianism, the global stigma of being Haitian, and the relationship between antiblackness and antihaitianism. As a Philadelphia native, her research interests also include Black Philadelphia and the efforts to desegregate Girard College, a private boarding school created for white orphaned boys in 1848.

Selected Publications

Perry, C.M. (2022). “Haiti as trauma porn: U.S. media and narratives of Haiti.” In The Discipline and the African World 2022 Report: An Annual Report on the State of Affairs for Africana Communities. National Council for Black Studies, Inaugural Annual Report. pp. 100-104.