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Brian Moore

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of History and Africana & Latin American Studies; Director of the Africana & Latin American Studies Program
History, 216 & 324 Alumni Hall
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Degree

BA, Special Honours (1970), PhD (1974), University of the West Indies

Teaching Experience

Lecturer, University of Guyana 1974-75
Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Professor of Social and Cultural History, University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica, 1981-2003

Specialties

Caribbean history, culture and race relations

Interests

Anglophone Caribbean post-emancipation society, culture, politics, race relations, sport with special reference to Guyana and Jamaica

Publications

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Guest Editor, Journal of Caribbean History, Volume 48: 1&2 (2014). Special issue in honor of University of the West Indies Professor of History Emerita Bridget Brereton.
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"They Do As They Please": The Jamaican Struggle for Cultural Freedom after Morant Bay, co-authored with Michele A. Johnson. Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 2011
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The Struggle for the Cultural Soul of Jamaica after Morant Bay. XXV Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture, 24 March 2009. Kingston: Department of History, University of the West Indies, 2009
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Neither Led nor Driven: Contesting British Cultural Imperalism in Jamaica 1865-1920, co-authored with Michele A. Johnson. Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 2004
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"Squalid Kingston" 1890-1920, edited with Michele A. Johnson. Kingston: The Social History Project, University of the West Indies, 2000
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The Land We Live In: Jamaica in 1890, edited with Michele A. Johnson. Kingston: The Social History Project, University of the West Indies, 2000
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Before and After 1865: Education, Politics and Regionalism in the Caribbean, edited with Swithin R. Wilmot. Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers, 1998
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Cultural Power, Resistance and Pluralism: Colonial Guyana 1838-1900. Toronto: McGill-Queen's University Press; Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 1995
Race, Power and Social Segmentation
Race, Power and Social Segmentation in Colonial Society: Guyana after Slavery 1838-1891. New York: Routledge/Gordon and Breach Publishers, 1987
Several chapters in edited books, and articles in the following journals: Journal of Caribbean History, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Boletin de Estudios Latinoamericanos y del Caribe, Bulletin of Eastern Caribbean Affairs, Immigrants and Minorities, Guyana Historical Journal, Jamaica Historical Review

Dissertation

"Social and cultural complexity in British Guiana 1850-1891", PhD, University of the West Indies, 1973.

Professional Experience

  • Diplomatic service (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Guyana), 1975-1980: historical researcher on Guyana's political boundaries; diplomatic representative to the United Nations General Assembly (1976) and Great Britain (1977-80)
  • Head (Chair) of Department of History, University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica, 1996-1999
  • Director, Social History Project, University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica, 1987-1992, 2002-2003
  • Director, Africana and Latin American Studies Program, Colgate University, 2005-2008, 2012-
  • Book Review Editor, Journal of Caribbean History, 1991-1998

Distinctions

  • 1967 - Guyana Government Undergraduate Scholarship
  • 1968 - University of the West Indies (Mona) Faculty of Arts Prize for History
  • 1970 - University of the West Indies Postgraduate Scholarship
  • 1989, 1996 - University of the West Indies Mona Research Fellowships
  • 2001 - University of the West Indies (Mona) Award for Best Publication and Outstanding Research: Squalid Kingston
  • 2005 - Award of John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation endowed chair, Colgate University
  • 2006 - University of the West Indies (Mona) Principal's Award for Best Publication: Neither Led nor Driven
  • 2008 - University of the West Indies Press Award for Bestselling Scholarly Monograph 2004-07: Neither Led nor Driven

Board Membership

Editorial Board, Journal of Caribbean History, since 1991
Editorial Board, Jamaica Historical Review, since 2011