Nafees M. Khan, Ph.D.

nafeesNafees holds a Ph.D. in Educational Studies from Emory University and a B.A. in Sociology with a minor in History from Tufts University.

His doctoral work was on how the history of slavery was presented in secondary U.S. and Brazilian history textbooks.

He has served as the Curriculum Development Advisor on the Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database www.slavevoyages.org as well as the Diaspora Liaison/Outreach Coordinator and Project Manager for the African Origins Project www.african-origins.org.

His current research interests incorporate the legacies of slavery as related to education and the experiences of Afro-Brazilians, African Americans, and other diaspora communities.