Dannelle Gutarra Cordero

Position
Lecturer
Title
African American Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies
Bio/Description

Dannelle Gutarra Cordero is Lecturer in African American Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University. She earned a Ph.D. in History from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus in 2012 and has been teaching at Princeton University since 2016. Gutarra Cordero specializes in the intellectual history of the Atlantic World, and her research and teaching interests include the topics of scientific racism, slavery, gender, sexuality, and colonialism. Her first book, titled "She is Weeping: An Intellectual History of Racialized Slavery and Emotions in the Atlantic World", was published by Cambridge University Press in 2021. She is currently working on two book manuscripts about the intellectual history of scientific racism. At Princeton, Gutarra Cordero is currently a Faculty Adviser at Forbes College and is affiliated with the Program in Latin American Studies, the Global Health Program, the Center for Digital Humanities, and the Center for Health and Wellbeing. She has previously been a Visiting Fellow of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University and has taught graduate and undergraduate courses at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico and Virginia Commonwealth University. 

Selected Publications
  • She Is Weeping: An Intellectual History of Racialized Slavery and Emotions in the Atlantic World (Cambridge University Press, 2021)