Cassandra Ellerbe studied at the universities of Paris (VIII) in France, and the LMU in Munich, Germany (M.A). In 2006 she completed a PhD in Comparative Cultural Studies/Anthropology at the University of Ghent, Belgium. Cassandra has worked as a researcher in various cross-border EU funded projects
Her research focuses on ethnography, cultural studies, Black European studies, gender, intersectional theory, social justice, migration& transnational studies, and diversity.
Most recent publication: (C. Ellerbe-Dück & G. Wekker) “Naming Ourselves as Black Women in Europe – An African American & Afro-Dutch Conversation” in (co-editors- Bolacki & Broeck) Audre Lorde’s Transnational Legacies 2015.