Research Associates

List of People
NameAbout
Li Beilei

Dr. Li Beilei is a Lecturer in Literature at Zhejiang Normal University in China. She is a specialist in African American philosophy and literature and translation.  She recently completed a book on James Weldon Johnson entitled Representation Strategies and Literary Writing: The Study of James W. Johnson (Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 2019) and is currently translating a collection of essays by Lewis R. Gordon entitled 论哲学、去殖民化与种族 (“On Philosophy, Decolonization, and Race”), which will be published by Wuhan University Press.  Dr. Li Beilei is researching remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rosemere Ferreira da Silva

Dr. Rosemere Ferreira da Silva is Titular Professor at the State University of Bahia (Universidade do Estado da Bahia / UNEB), where she has taught since 2012. She is a specialist in Brazilian Literature, Afro-Brazilian Literature, Comparative Literature and Ethnic and African Studies. Her research focuses on Afro-Brazilian and Caribbean Literature. She is the coordinator of Literatura and Afrodescendência research group at UNEB. She is currently writing a book about black intellectuals. Dr. Da Silva is also a Research Scholar in the Philosophy Department at UCONN-Storrs, where she is part of the editorial team of Black Issues in Philosophy and the research group Philosophy and Global Affairs, which is a joint project with the Philosophy Department and UCONN’s Global Affairs. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Ferreira da Silva is collaborating remotely from Brazil. Her recent collaboration is NOVAS PESQUISAS SOBRE O PENSAMENTO DE FRANTZ FANON, published in the journal EntreLetras 11, no. 2 (2020).

Dana Francisco Miranda

Dr. Dana Francisco Miranda is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts at Boston. He is a visiting scholar in the UCONN Philosophy Department as part of the joint initiative with Global Affairs group: Philosophy and Global Affairs. He is also part of the ongoing dialogues project with the Humanities Institute at UCONN (UCHI).  Dr. Miranda is also an active public philosopher: see his website, which includes his blog and podcast.  Dr. Miranda is collaborating remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.