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Ayana Omilade Flewellen is a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California Berkeley. Her research and teaching interest are shaped by and speak to historical archaeology, public and community engaged archaeology, processes of identity formations, representations of slavery, and Black feminist theory.

The bulk of her research interest span geographically across the archaeology of the African Diaspora. She has conducted archaeological excavations and oral historical research related to slavery and freedom in the U.S. South as well as the Caribbean.