The Global Dimensions of Black History

February 2, 2022 | POSTPONED

Omar H. Ali is Dean of Lloyd International Honors College and Professor of Global and Comparative African Diaspora History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The author of five books, including Malik Ambar: Power and Slavery Across the Indian Ocean (Oxford University Press) and In the Lion’s Mouth: Black Populism in the New South (University Press of Mississippi), he was named the Carnegie Foundation North Carolina Professor of the Year in 2016 and Knight in the Order of the Academic Palms by the French Government in 2021. A graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science, he received his Ph.D. in History from Columbia University.