Political Science


Damali Britton is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate focusing on political theory in Brown University’s Political Science Department. Her dissertation project, tentatively titled “‘Can you read?’ Seeing. Reading. Witnessing Anti-black Violence,” draws on various scholarly traditions including black political thought, black feminist thought, and phenomenology. Prior to attending Brown, she conducted research in Jamaica on the development of Jamaica's post-abolition schools as a 2019-2020 Fulbright grant recipient and worked as a community organizer in Nebraska.