Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History

Christopher Tinson

Hampshire College Professor Chris Tinson
Christopher Tinson
Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History
Critical Social Inquiry
Mail Code SS
Professor Tinson
Franklin Patterson Hall SS
On Leave Fall 2018, Spring 2019
Christopher M. Tinson, Ph.D., is currently an associate professor of Africana Studies and history at Hampshire College.   
His research and teaching is interdisciplinary and focuses on Africana radical traditions, U.S. ethnic studies, critical media studies, incarceration, and race and sports. His writings and reviews have been published in the The Black Scholar, The Feminist Wire, Radical Teacher, Equity & Excellence in Education, and Counterpunch. His first book, entitled Radical Intellect: Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s, is published by UNC Press. Professor Tinson is a highly sought-after speaker and mentor who has led professional development workshops and lectured at numerous college campuses, high schools, and carceral institutions throughout New England and the Tri-State area. He is an avid lover of basketball, used bookstores, and good coffee.

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