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Philip Pantaleo

Expected graduation date: NA, Masters in Pan African Studies

Graduate Student Information

Philip Pantaleo is from Seattle, WA where he received his B.A. in French with a minor in Global African Studies from Seattle University. His undergraduate studies focused on the French Caribbean and Negritude as his degree programs overlapped through the literature of the region. Following graduation, Philip engaged in environmental justice work in his community in Seattle working with local non-profit organizations. He volunteered at the Northwest African American Museum in the city assisting the education programs at the museum. He taught in English in two high schools in Martinique. His research interests are in Afro-Francophone literature, music and cultural production, Caribbean politics and history, Negritude, Pan-Caribbeanism, identity, political agency, music and social movements, social justice, relationships between the Caribbean and Europe and the U.S. His approach to research is interdisciplinary blending history, political

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