Micol Seigel

Micol Seigel (Ph. D. NYU, 2001) is an assistant professor at California State University, Los Angeles. She is currently completing a manuscript entitled Trading Races: Transnational Conversations and the Construction of Race in the U.S. and Brazil after World War I, to be published by Duke University Press.

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