Graduate Student Coordinator, Latinx Studies Working Group
Maya Doig-Acuña is a PhD candidate in African & African American Studies with a primary field in History. Her research interests include Afro-Caribbean diasporas, feminist studies, family history, and Black geographies. Her current work examines 20th century West Indian migratory circuits, memory, and community formation in Panama and New York City, with a particular focus on the intimate dimensions of Black life under empire. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and is also training as a full-spectrum doula. Her published writing can be found in Southern Cultures Journal, Guernica Magazine, and Remezcla.