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Camara Silver




M.L.A, Africana Studies, University of South Florida (Thesis: The US Response to Genocide in Rwanda: A Reassessment)
B.A, History, Saint Leo University


Human rights, political violence, American foreign policy, domestic sources of foreign policy, interest groups, US/Africa relations, racial politics, race and the queer community, and queer studies.

Teaching Experience

Instruction at Saint Leo University, USF Honors College, and Hillsborough Community College
Classes developed for the USF Honors College include:

  • Beyond the Border: Global Migration, Immigration and Human Rights 
  • Queer Social movements in Global Perspective
  • Global Political Violence
  • Global Queer Cultures on Film, and Queer Theory

McKnight Fellowship
Black Faculty and Staff of the Year, 2019
TRiO Achiever for the State of Florida, 2015


Earl Conteh-Morgan

Ph.D. - Working Dissertation Title: The Calculus of US Involvement in Humanitarian Crises: The Cases of Rwanda and Haiti