is Assistant Professor of American Studies and Media Studies at the State University of New York-Old Westbury. Her scholarly specialities include race and gender representation in popular culture, mixed-race, African-Americans and Afro-Brazilians, black feminisms, and race and sports. Her current book project, Imagining the Mulatta: Managing Blackness in US and Brazilian Media examines contemporary media representations of mixed-black women in the US and Brazil. Her next project examines Brazilian mega-sporting events and the role of race in public media cultures.
She has also published articles on race and gender in Brazilian hip-hop and Brazilian cinema.
She currently holds a Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship for the 2017-2017 academic year.
Dr. Jasmine Mitchell holds a PhD in American Studies from the University of Minnesota and a BA in American Studies from Williams College. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Brooklyn, Jasmine currently lives in Manhattan.