Author Archives: Mimi Sheller

About Mimi Sheller

Professor of sociology and director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy at Drexel University. She is also founding co-editor of the journal Mobilities (Taylor & Francis). She is the author of Democracy after Slavery (London and Oxford, 2000); Consuming the Caribbean (London, 2003); and Citizenship from Below (Durham, N.C., forthcoming). Her work addresses race, class, gender, and sexuality in the struggle for freedom, democratization, and citizenship in the postslavery Caribbean and Atlantic world. She has also published widely in the field of mobilities research on issues of mobility rights and mobility justice. She is currently working on a new study of offshore economies, tourism, and migration entitled Virtual Caribbeans, as well as a historical study of the global aluminum industry and bauxite mining as routes to divergent modernities, entitled Aluminum Dreams.