A British Brazilianist who lived in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, from 1986 until 2015. Dr Gledhill holds a PhD in Ethnic and African Studies from the Federal University at Bahia Centre for Afro-Asian Studies (CEAO/UFBA), and an MA in Latin American Studies and a BA in English (First/Hons) from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Her current research focuses on Manuel Querino, Booker T. Washington, Brazilian and US race relations and the Black Atlantic.
Dr Gledhill is the author of Travessias no Atlântico Negro: reflexões sobre Booker T. Washington e Manuel R. Querino (Kindle, 2018; Edufba, 2020), as well as scholarly articles, essays, encyclopaedia entries and book chapters published in Brazil, the USA and the UK. She has also translated over 40 books, most recently 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).
E-mail: sabrina (dot) gledhill (at) gmail (dot) com