Andrew G. Britt is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Liberal Arts, teaching history and humanities courses. He is a historian of Latin America and a digital scholarship developer with a focus on contemporary Brazil. His courses combine foundational practices of historical inquiry with experimental methods of digital research and public engagement.
Britt’s principal teaching and research interests include: race/ethnicity in comparative perspective; spatial history; popular culture and its producers in Latin America; post-emancipation racial inequalities, especially in Brazil; Afro-Latin America; and collaborative digital mapping. He joined the Division of Liberal Arts following a postdoctoral fellowship in digital humanities at Northwestern University’s Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.
Awards, Recognitions and Honors
- Best Dissertation in the Humanities (Antonio Candido Prize), Honorable Mention, Latin American Studies Association Brazil Section
- Jon M. Tolman Award, Brazilian Studies Association
- Recipient of both the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship and the International Dissertation Research Fellowship, Social Science Research Council
- Recipient of a 2022 Project Development Grant from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
- Latin American Studies Association
- American Historical Association
- The Conference on Latin American History
- Brazilian Studies Association
- Association for Computers and Humanities
- Urban History Association
PhD Latin American HistoryEmory University
MA Latin American HistoryEmory University
BA History and EnglishWake Forest University