Michael A. Gomez is the Silver Professor of History and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University. His books include Black Crescent: African Muslims in the Americas, Reversing Sail: A History of the African Diaspora, and Exchanging Our Country Marks: The Transformation of African Identities in the Colonial and Antebellum South.
"Winner of the ASA Book Prize (Herskovits), African Studies
"Winner of the Martin A. Klein Prize, American Historical Association"
"One of Choice Reviews' Outstanding Academic Titles of 2018"