Charisse Burden

Ph.D. candidate

Charisse Burden graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2009 with Bachelor’s Degrees in Political Science and African and African American Studies from Barrett, The Honor College at Arizona State University. She received a Masters of Art in African American Studies from UC Berkeley in 2011. She is currently the Five College Fellow at Amherst College. Her research interests include coloniality, economic development and cycles of accumulation in the United States and Anglophone African Diaspora; the Black radical intellectual tradition; feminization of poverty and labor; alternatives to Neoliberalization through South-South/tri-continental relations; and anti-Blackness and anticommunism.

cburdens@berkeley.edu