Carlton Jama ADAMS



Carlton Jama ADAMS

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Africana Studies, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (New York, USA)




Expertise/Research Interests: Africana immigrants in China, black identity, agency, psychology

Languages: English

Bio: C. Jama Adams is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Africana Studies at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. His research interests include masculinities, fatherhood, and China. His expertise lies in organizational issues in social service agencies, parenting, and black thought. Adams has studied the challenges Africana immigrants face in China through fieldwork in Shanghai and Guangzhou, exploring themes of agency, enclaves, reflexivity, race, religion, and intimacy. His most recent article is “Structure and Agency: Africana Immigrants in China.” He is a graduate of John Jay College (BS, Psychology) and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (MA and PhD, Psychology).