Publications

The following is a selected list of recent peer-reviewed publications:

 

Edited Volumes 

Collins, Robert Keith, ed. African and Native American Contact in the U.S.: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives. (San Diego: Cognella Press) 2017. 

Guest Edited Journals 

Collins, Robert Keith, "Reducing Barrier to Native American Student Success: Challenges and Best Practices." A Special Edition of the American Indian Culture and Research Journal 37.3, 2013.

 Book Chapters 

Collins, Robert Keith. “Commodified Culture as Ethnicity Maintenance: Garifuna Cultural Survival in 21st Century Los Angeles.” In Selling Ethnicity and Race: Consumerism and Represenation in Twenty-First Century America, edited by Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez, Frank Uzbeck, Anne Grob, and Maria Lippold, x-x. Trier: WVT, 2015. 

Collins, Robert Keith. “A Different Kind of Blackness: The Questions of Obama’s Blackness and Intra-racial Variation Among African Americans.” In Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority, edited by Andrew J. Jolivette, 169-190. Chicago: The Policy Press, 2012.  

Collins, Robert Keith. “What is a Black Indian? Misplaced Expectations and Lived Realities.” In IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas, edited by Gabrielle Tayac, 183-195. Washington, DC: National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian, 2009.

Collins, Robert Keith. “Katimih o Sa Chata Kiyou? (Why Am I Not Choctaw?): Race in the Lived Experiences of Two Black Choctaw Mixed Bloods.” In Crossing Waters, Crossing Worlds: The African Diaspora in Indian Country, edited by Sharon P. Holland and Tiya Miles, 260-272. Durham: Duke University Press, 2006. 

Journal Articles

Collins, Robert Keith. “Toward an Inter-American Ethnography of Garifuna Cultural Change. In Inter-American Studies/Estudios Interamericanos series, with the title Inter-American Flows: Transnational Imaginaries and Impacts. Josef Raab and Alexia Schemien, eds. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier/Bilingual Press, Tempe, AZ: x(x). In Press.  

Collins, Robert Keith, “Reducing Barriers to American Indian Student Success” In Reducing Barrier to Native American Student Success: Challenges and Best Practices. A Special Edition of the American Indian Culture and Research Journal 37.3 (2013):ix-xvi.

Collins, Robert Keith, “Using Captions to Reduce Barriers to American Indian Student Success” In Reducing Barrier to Native American Student Success: Challenges and Best Practices. A Special Edition of the American Indian Culture and Research Journal 37(2):75-86.

Encyclopedia Entries 

Collins, Robert Keith. “Black Indians” In Encyclopedia of African American Culture: From Dashikis to Yoruba, Gerald R. Early, ed.  Santa Barbara: Greenwood Press. Pp. x-x. In Press.

Collins, Robert Keith “Garifuna: A Spotlight Entry.” In Encyclopedia of African American Culture: From Dashikis to Yoruba, Gerald R. Early, ed.  Santa Barbara: Greenwood Press. Pp. x-x. In Press.