Professor and Author
Sujatha Fernandes is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York and author, most recently, of Close to the Edge: In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation (2011). She has also written two other books: Who Can Stop the Drums? Urban Social Movements in Chávez’s Venezuela (2010) and Cuba Represent! Cuban Arts, State Power, and the Making of New Revolutionary Cultures (2006).