Adom Getachew

Distinguished Junior External Fellow
Department of Political Science, University of Chicago

Adom Getachew teaches in the departments of Political Science and Race, Diaspora and Indigeneity at the University of Chicago. She is a political theorist with research interests in the history of political thought, theories of race and empire, and postcolonial political theory. Her work focuses on the intellectual and political histories of Africa and the Caribbean. She is author of Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Self-Determination (2019) and co-editor, with Jennifer Pitts, of W. E. B. Du Bois: International Writings (2022).

SHC Project

The Universal Race: Garveyism and the Practices of Pan-Africanism

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