Tristan Dominique Cabello
Director, American Studies
Department of History
Tristan Dominique Cabello (Ph.D, History, Northwestern University) is Director of American Studies at American University.
Cabello’s research explores the intersection of race, sexuality, class identities and popular culture in modern American culture. His first monograph Queer Bronzeville: Race, Sexuality and Black Chicago, 1920-1980 documents the making of African American queer identities in Chicago.
Prior to joining American University, Cabello taught at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and Bowdoin College. At American University, he teaches various courses in the American Studies Program. Among them, “Explore DC’s Music Scene,” “Global Hip Hop,” and “Washington, DC: Life Inside a Monument.”
DegreesPhD, History, Northwestern University.
MA, History, Northwestern University.
MA, American Studies, University of Strasbourg, France.
BA, American Studies, University of Strasbourg, France.
Favorite Spot on Campus:Woods-Brown Amphitheater
Languages Spoken:French (Native Speaker)
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