Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies
- Young Hall 408
African American History and Culture
Haiti and its Diaspora
Women and Gender Studies
Hip Hop Culture
PhD in History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MA in History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BA in History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with a minor in African American Studies
History 202: African American History, 1619–1865
History 203: African American History, 1865–2016
History 275: Black Diaspora Freedom Struggles
History 300: The Historian's Workshop
History 317: The History of Black Television
African American Studies 110: Intro to African American Studies
African American Studies 228: History of Hip Hop
African American Studies 305: Women and Gender in Hip Hop
C. Pierre Joseph. “Life in Bronzeville: The Humanist Poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks,” in A History of Chicago Literature, edited by Frederik Bryn Køhlert. (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, Forthcoming).
C. Pierre Joseph. “Diasporic Ambassadors: Black Women, Pageants, and Building Diasporic Connections between Haiti and Chicago in the 20th Century,” in The Journal of African American Studies, Forthcoming.
C. Pierre Joseph. “Being Black and Bicultural: Racial and Ethnic Identity Formation of Haitian Americans in Chicago,” in Pan African Spaces: Essays on Black Transnationalism, edited by Msia Kibona Clark, Loy Azalia, and Phiwokuhle Mnyandu. (Lexington Books, Lanham MD: 2019).
C. Pierre Joseph. “Book Review: A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History by Jeanne Theoharis,” in The Public Historian, Volume 40, Number 4, November 2018.
Presenter: “The Sanctity of Stories: Haitians and Religion in Chicago” 2018 The Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, Loyola University
Presenter: “Haiti and Chicago: A Hidden History” 2018 Black Communities Conference, University of North Carolina
Presenter: “A Moment of Despair: Haitians in Chicago, 1957-1985” 2017 University of Texas at San Antonio 10th Annual African American Studies Symposium: Intersectional Black Identities
Presenter: “Duvalierism, the Changing Idea of Haiti and the Formation of the Haitian Diaspora in Chicago, 1957–1985” 2017
Harvard University Graduate Conference on International History: Migration, Immigration, and Diaspora
Most Outstanding Advisor, 2019, Lake Forest College
Bright Institute Fellowship 2018-2020, Knox College
Digital Chicago Fellowship 2018, Lake Forest College