Yasmina Martin

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Graduate School Student
Research interests: 

African history, black internationalism, global Cold War, South Africa, Tanzania


Yasmina is a third-year doctoral student in history with interests in twentieth-century southern African liberation movements, exile, African Socialism and political visions of utopia. Prior to Yale, she graduated with a B.A in Black Studies and French from Amherst College in 2014, completed a research Fulbright project on legacies of queer activism in Johannesburg from 2015 - 2016, and worked in education and legal aid in Boston and New York. Yasmina served as Andrews Co-President during the  2019-2020 academic term.