Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina, Columbia. Martine Jean is a historian of 19th century Brazil. Her research explores the history of the prison and its intersection with slavery, poverty, and race. Her scholarship engages enduring debates on the legacy of slavery in post-emancipation societies and the African Diaspora which are of relevance to discussions on the prison industrial complex and mass incarceration in the Americas.