Brandi Hughes

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Brandi Hughes

Assistant Professor

Surface Mail: 435 S. State Street | 1029 Tisch Hall
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1003

Office Location(s): 2518 Haven Hall
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 5:45PM-6:45PM
Phone: 734.647.4873

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Faculty: Department of History
    • Faculty: Department of American Culture (AC)
  • Fields of Study
    • North American religion, African American religious and intellectual history in the 20th century
  • About

    Hughes comes to Ann Arbor having completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Religious Studies at Stanford. She is completing a manuscript project that studies the entanglements of evangelical nationalism and diaspora in African American missions to colonial Africa. 

    Her dissertation, Middle Passages: African America and the Missionary Movement in West Africa, was supported by fellowships and grants from the Carter G. Woodson Institute (UVA), the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and the MacMillan Center for International and Areas Studies at Yale. 

  • Education
    • Ph.D., Yale University, 2009