Daniel McNeil Research

Daniel McNeil is an Associate Professor of History at Carleton University, where he is also affiliated with the Institute of African Studies and the Migration and Diaspora Studies Initiative. McNeil has previously taught Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Hull and Newcastle University in England, and was the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Professor of African and Black Diaspora Studies at DePaul University in Chicago between 2012 and 2014. His publications include Sex and Race in the Black Atlantic: Mulatto Devils and Multiracial Messiahs (New York: Routledge 2010) – the first volume in Routledge’s series on African and Black Diaspora Studies and the first book to place the self-fashioning of mixed-race individuals in a transatlantic context – as well as “The Last Honest Film Critic in America” in Film Criticism in the Digital Age (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2015). His forthcoming book is entitled, A Tale of Two Critics: Reading America’s Most Notorious Film Critic and Britain’s Most Influential Intellectual.



‘Mixture is a Neoliberal Good’: Mixed-Race Metaphors and Post-Racial Masks (2012)

Black devils, white saints & mixed-race femme fatales: Philippa Schuyler and the winds of change. Critical Arts: A Journal of South-North Cultural Studies 25.3 (2011).

Sex and Race in the Black Atlantic: Mulatto Devils and Multiracial Messiahs. New York: Routledge, 2009.

Lennox Lewis and Black Atlantic politics: The hard sell. Journal of Sport and  Social Issues 33.1 (2009): 275-298.

Ushering children away from a ‘light grey world’: Dr. Daniel Hill and his pursuit of a respectable Black Canadian community. Ontario History, 99.1 (2007): 96-106.

American demands, African treasures, Mixed possibilities. Canadian Review of American Studies, 36.2 (2006): 181-193 [Reprinted in The African Diaspora Archaeology Journal 4 (2006): 52-68.]

Finding a home while crossing boundaries: Black identities in Halifax and Liverpool. International Journal of Canadian Studies, 31.1 (2006): 197-235.

Afro(Americo)centricity in Black (American) Nova Scotia. Canadian Review of American Studies, 35.1 (2005): 57-85.

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