CSER and History
Office 523 Fayerweather Hall
Phone (212) 851-5915
Office Hours: Tuesday 2-3:30pm & By appointment
Professor Lightfoot specializes in slavery and emancipation studies, and black identities, politics, and cultures in the fields of Caribbean, Atlantic World, and African Diaspora History. Her recent book ,Troubling Freedom: Antigua and the Aftermath of British Emancipation (Durham: Duke University Press, 2015), focuses on black working class people's everyday forms of freedom in Antigua after emancipation. She holds a Ph.D in History from New York University.