1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Jerome Handler

Senior Scholar, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Ph.D. Brandeis University 1965


Caribbean and West African societies and cultures; African American social and cultural history; early African diaspora in the New World and slavery; Atlantic slave trade; peasant and plantation communities in the Caribbean; historical anthropology and the use of documentary sources; historical archaeology with particular reference to the Africa Diaspora; West Indian historical bibliography.

Affiliated Anthropologists & Faculty

Roberto Armengol
Ford Postdoctoral Fellow
Caren Freeman
International Student & Scholar Advisor; Director of Studies at Hereford Residential College
Adriana Greci Green
Curator of Indigenous Art of the Americas, Fralin Art Museum
Jerome Handler
Senior Scholar, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Diane M. Hoffman
Associate Professor, Curry School of Education
Peter E. Hook
Professor Emeritus, College of Arts and Sciences
Michelle Kisliuk
Associate Professor, McIntire Department of Music
Catarina Krizancic
Coordinator for Independent Projects and Associate Director for Program Design, International Studies Office
Ekaterina V. Makarova
Lecturer, Department of Sociology
R. Lawrence Merkel
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatric Medicine
Vanessa L. Ochs
Director of Jewish Studies, Department of Religions Studies
M. Norman Oliver
Lisa Toccafondi Shutt
Director of Undergraduate Programs, Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies
Matthew Trevett-Smith
Assistant Director & Assistant Professor, Teaching Resource Center