Carlos Alamo-Pastrana Interim Dean of the College
Carlos Alamo-Pastrana’s teaching interests focus on comparative racial formations, Latino/a Studies, Afro-Latina/o intellectual history, popular culture, and prison studies. His most recent course offerings include “Introduction to Sociology,” “Imprisonment and the Prisoner,” “Latina/o Racial Formations” and “Racial Borderlands.” Dr. Alamo’s book The Seams of Empire: Connective Histories of Race and Radicalism in Puerto Rico and the United States was published in 2016.
- BA, University of Colorado; MA, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
- At Vassar since 2007
Research and Academic Interests
- Alamo-Pastrana, Carlos. The Seams of Empire: Connective Histories of Race and Radicalism in Puerto Rico and the United States. University Press of Florida, 2016.