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Enkeshi Thom

Graduated: 2011, Masters in Pan African Studies

Thesis title: Wretchedness in the land of many waters: Locating coastal flooding within the post-colonial political economy of Guyana

Graduate Student Information

Enkeshi R. Thom was born and raised in Guyana, a Caribbean country located on the coast of South America. At the age of twelve she moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and has lived there since. Enkeshi completed her undergraduate studies at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia where she double majored in Africana Studies and Psychology. Her experiences at Agnes Scott College filled with both successes and challenges have allowed her to grow into a socially aware, thoughtful and motivated young woman. An active member of her campus community she filled many leadership positions including Judicial Board Representative for her class, Committee of Student Multicultural Organizations Representative and President of the African West Indian Student Association. Enkeshi’s research interests include but are not limited to the experiences of black women within the African Diaspora and cultures of urban centers throughout the Diaspora. Upon completion of her MA degree in Pan African Studies, Enkeshi plans to pursue a PhD in Sociology and then go on to teach at the college level and work in the non-profit sector on women’s issues in developing nations

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