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Lyndon Gill

Ph.D. in African American Studies, with a primary field in Anthropology and a secondary field in Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality

Class of 2010

Lyndon K. Gill was born in New York City and raised on all the Trinbagonian culture Jamaica, Queens would allow. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University with a B.A. in African & African American Studies. He received his Ph.D. in African American Studies and Anthropology (with a Secondary Field in Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality) from Harvard University. He has held postdoctoral fellowships at Princeton University's Center for African American Studies and in the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Anthropology and Center for Africana Studies. Dr. Gill is currently an Assistant Professor of African & African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.