About Sabrina Gledhill


A former British expat raised in Ponce, Puerto Rico, who lived in Salvador, Bahia, in northeastern Brazil, from 1986 until 2015.  Now based in the UK, she is currently a Guest Curator for the Fowler Museum at UCLA and a freelance writer, researcher, curator, translator, editor and lecturer. She 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 Studiesa 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 scholarly articles, essays and book chapters published in Brazil, the USA and the UK, and encyclopaedia entries on traditional African religions, Brazlian race relations, and biographies of famous Afro-Brazilian priestesses and photographers published in the USA. She has also translated over 30 books, most recently Divining Slavery and Freedom, by João José Reis (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

E-mail: sabrina (dot) gledhill (at) gmail (dot) com

2 responses to “About Sabrina Gledhill

  1. Hallo! Can I have the picture of “Atabaques and snare drum” from flickr for my webblog!? Best regards 😉 hjklein

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