Oneka LaBennett

Membership Chair

Oneka LaBennett is Associate Professor of African and African American Studies, and Women’s Studies at Fordham University. She is also Research Director of the Bronx African American History Project   (BAAHP). Her teaching focuses on African Diasporic identities, popular youth culture, and West Indian migration. Dr. LaBennett is the author of She’s Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn (NYU Press 2011), and co-editor of Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century (UC Press forthcoming).