Brian Meeks: Brief biography
Brian Meeks is Professor and Chair of Africana Studies at Brown University. He previously served as Professor of Social and Political Change and Director of the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. He has also taught at Michigan State University, Florida International University and Anton de Kom University of Suriname and served as Visiting Scholar at Cambridge University, Stanford University and Brown University. He has published ten books and edited collections, including Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory, Caribbean Revolutions and Revolutionary Theory : an Assessment of Cuba, Nicaragua and Grenada, Narratives of Resistance and Envisioning Caribbean Futures: Jamaican Perspectives. His novel Paint the Town Red was published in 2003.