Doctor of Philosophy, Fordham University, 2008
Graduate Program in Sociology
Dissertation Topic: The Construction of the Central Park Jogger Story:Racial Consciousness in America
at the Turn of the 21st Century
Mentor: Dr. E. Doyle McCarthy


Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1984
Department of Political Science
Areas of Focus: Political Theory and Comparative Politics in Latin America & Southern Africa


Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1981
Department of Politics
Certificate in Afro-American Studies
Senior Thesis: Jamaica’s Political Development from 1509-1838: A Historical Analysis
Undergraduate Mentors: Drs. Sheldon Wolin and Marion Smiley


Study Abroad, University of the West Indies, 1980-1981
Mona, Kingston, Jamaica