Carlos Alamo-Pastrana Dean of the College
Carlos Alamo-Pastrana joined the faculty in the Department of Sociology at Vassar in 2007 with expertise in Caribbean Studies and has developed courses on Race and Popular Culture, Latinx Studies, America in the World, and Racial Borderlands. Dean 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
Departments and Programs
- AFRS/LALS/SOCI 381. Race and Popular Culture
- 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.
In the Media
Micah Kenfield Named Vassar’s Sustainability Director
Vassar College has named Micah Kenfield, formerly Sustainability Programs Manager at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as its Director of Sustainability. Kenfield will start his new job July 22.
A Q & A with newly appointed Dean of the College Carlos Alamo-Pastrana
A year after being named Interim Dean of the College, Carlos Alamo-Pastrana talks about his goals as he assumes the post permanently.
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