Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Mia Bagneris

Visiting Assistant Professor - Art History

Contact Info


  • A.B., Harvard-Radcliffe College, Women’s Studies and Afro-American Studdies, 1999
  • Ph.D., Harvard University, African and African American Studies, 2009

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2012-
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2009-2012
  • Teaching Fellow, Harvard University, 2005-2009

Research & Teaching Specializations: Art of African Diaspora; 18th and 19th C American Art and Visual Culture; Interracial Art and Literature

Related Experience

  • Head Teaching Fellow, African and African Studies Program, Harvard University, 2006, 2007
  • Coordinator, A.B. Thesis Writing Workshop, Department of African and African American Studies Program, Harvard University, 2005-2006, 2006-2007
  • Research Assistant, Harvard University, 2005


  • Harvard University Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2008-2009
  • W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research Fellowship, 2007-2008
  • Derek Bok Distinction in Teaching Award, 2006
  • Ramroop Prize, 2006
  • Alain Locke Prize for Highest Achievement in African American Studies, Harvard-Radcliffe College, 1999

Languages: French; Spanish

Selected Publications

  • Forthcoming. “Loner in the Dark: The Singular Vision of Norman Lewis and the Evidence of Things Unseen.” In Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis. Norman Kleeblatt, ed. New York: Jewish Museum/Yale University Press.
  • 2013. “Reimagining Race, Class, and Identity in the New World.” In Behind Closed Doors: Power and Privilige at Home in Colonial Latin America. Richard Aste, ed. Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum.

Number of Dissertations or Theses Supervised in the Past 5 Years: 6






All Events

Upcoming Events

Call for Papers: Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018 Conference

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The Association for Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (AAPLAC) seeks session proposals for its 29th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 21-24, 2018, hosted by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University.

This year’s theme, “Study Abroad: Meeting the Challenges of Cultural Engagement,” includes a variety of paper topics, including:

  • New Orleans after Katrina: The impact of the growing Hispanic population which came to help with rebuilding and has since stayed on
  • Interdisciplinary Institutional Content Assessment: How to best track what students are doing overseas and the benefits for our campuses
  • Global Partnerships through Peer Collaboration: How we can better work with institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Research Collaborations – U.S.-Latin America: Faculty led/student participation in on-site studies
  • Anglo-Hispanic Challenges: Cross-cultural understanding through experiential learning and study abroad
  • Strategic Partnerships: How we can enhance protocols between our schools in the US and those in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Strengthening AAPLAC Relationships through Inter-Organization Mentoring: How we can enhance protocols amongst our schools in the US
  • Latina Empowerment: More women on study abroad programs: How we can take advantage of this bond between women of the North and the South
  • Rethinking Mobility: How is the student’s identity compromised/enhanced abroad?
  • Community-Based Partnerships: How students can learn as they engage with local communities in working type environments
  • Crossing Borders: The eternal quest for a global space as students interact with the other
  • Global Xenophobia on the Rise of Brexit/Trump? What is our role?
  • Cuba: Future U.S. Relations – Impact on Study Abroad

Please visit the Call For Papers web page to download the proposal template, timeline, and more information about the conference.

For questions, please contact Laura Wise Person at 862-8629 or