Bobby Seals holds a B.A. in African American Studies from San José State University and a M.A. in Ethnic Studies (with an Emphasis in Africana Studies) from San Francisco State University's College of Ethnic Studies and is currently completing his doctorate in Cultural Anthropology from California Institute of Integral Studies. As a scholar, activist, and cultural worker, his teaching and research critically examines and deconstructs resistance movements, specially (Literary / Cultural) Marronage and the African Diasporic existential experience in relation to the effects and consequences of modernity, post-coloniality and globalization in non-western spaces. Mr. Seals’ scholarly interests also includes Hip-Hop Studies, Caribbean Studies, Fanonism & the Counter-Narrative, Decolonization, Black in Latin America, Black Existentialism, Environmental Racism, New World Slavery and Whiteness Studies. He has several years of professional experience in organizing Student study-Abroad projects, volunteerism, and in the non-profit sector.