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Chad M. Attenborough

Chad M Attenborough is a Ph.D. candidate studying the black politics in nineteenth century Trinidad. His research explores the negotiations for positive rights between Afro-descendant people and the imperial British state. Of principal concern are demands for protection from tyranny, local infrastructure projects, legalism, liberalism, social uplift and community organization in relation to the violence and oppression of the colonial state. His research the perceived line between subjecthood and racial belonging in an era of colonial experimentalism and reform. His advisor is Professor Jane Landers.