A British Brazilianist now based in the UK after living in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil for nearly 30 years, Dr Gledhill holds a PhD in Ethnic (Brazilian) and African Studies from the Federal University at Bahia Centre for Afro-Asian Studies (CEAO/UFBA) and an MA in Latin American Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). An independent scholar and publisher, her current research and publications focus on Manuel Querino, Brazilian and US race relations and Black Atlantic intellectuals.
Dr Gledhill is the author of Travessias no Atlântico Negro: reflexões sobre Booker T. Washington e Manuel R. Querino (Funmilayo [e-book and paperback]; Edufba [paperback], 2020) and the editor and co-author of Manuel Querino (1851-1923): An Afro-Brazilian Pioneer in the Age of Scientific Racism (Funmilayo [e-book, hardback and paperback] in English and Sagga Editora in Brazilian Portuguese, both in 2021). She has also produced numerous scholarly articles, essays, encyclopaedia entries and book chapters published in Brazil, the USA and the UK. The translator of over 40 books, including numerous scholarly titles, recent highlights of her work in that field include The Story of Rufino: Slavery, Islam and Freedom in the Black Atlantic, by João José Reis, Flávio dos Santos Gomes and Marcus J. M de Carvalho (Oxford University Press, 2020) and Francisco de Paula Brito: A Black Editor in Brazil, by Rodrigo Camargo de Godoi (Vanderbilt University Press, 2020).
E-mails: sabrina (dot) gledhill (at) gmail (dot) com and editora (dot) funmilayo (dot) publishing (at) gmail (dot) com