Chrislyn Laurore


Chrislyn Laurie Laurore is a William Fontaine Fellow studying the public memory and history of slavery, particularly its curation in museums, monuments, memorials, and archaeological sites. She is interested in the biopolitical economy of African diaspora heritage tourism and its effects on contemporary Black identities and nationalisms. 


B.A. Africana Studies & Anthropology, Mount Holyoke College 2016

Research Interests

monuments, museums, memory, public history, heritage studies, diaspora studies, tourism, cultural performance, visual anthropology, race and racialization, nationalism, violence and social conflict



Graduate Status