Dr. Jonathan DeVore

Jonathan DeVore

Visiting Assistant Professor

Upham Hall, 232
Oxford, OH 45056
Office Hours: Thursday 1:00-4:00pm or by appointment

Dr. Jonathan DeVore is a Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology and Latin American, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies. Jonathan has been conducting ethnographic and ethnohistorical research on the southern coast of Bahia, Brazil for a decade and a half. His research focusing on issues ranging from race, inequalities, and social hierarchies to land rights movements and ecological politics. His current book project, entitled Emancipation Work: Reconstruction and Renewal in the Aftermath of Brazilian Slavery, traces the multigenerational struggles by which freed slaves, their descendants, and other members of the rural poor have sought to realize the promise of freedom in Brazil’s post-emancipation period. Dr. DeVore recieved his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.