Aisha Beliso-De Jesús

Professor of American Studies; Director, Programs in American Studies, Asian American Studies, and Latino Studies


(609) 258-1321


351 East Pyne Hall


Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús is a cultural and social anthropologist who has conducted ethnographic research with Santería practitioners in Cuba and the United States, and police officers and communities of color affected by police violence in the United States. Her research and teaching span the United States, Caribbean, Latin America, Africana, and Afro-Latinx communities.

Beliso-De Jesús’ work contributes to cultural and media studies, anthropology of religion, critical race studies, Black and Latinx transnational feminist and queer theory, African diaspora religious studies, and studies on policing and militarization.

See the full bio on the American Studies website.

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